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Hepatitis C (INACTIVE)

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  • PA tattoo parlor health dangers cited by state auditor general

    PA tattoo parlor health dangers cited by state auditor general
    Among America's 10 most populous states, Pennsylvania is the only one that does not license or regulate a particularly ugly form of intentional deformity. A license is not necessary in Pennsylvania to operate a commercial establishment where steel...
  • SPECIAL REPORT: Teens & Tats ... Paying the price

    SPECIAL REPORT: Teens & Tats ... Paying the price
    As tattoos have become more mainstream in our culture, more and more teens at younger and younger ages are hitting up their parents to be inked. But there are so many considerations besides just age, including health considerations. And one of the...
  • The Beach Boys still get around

    The Beach Boys still get around
    Touring together for the first time in more than two decades, the reunited members of the Beach Boys will catch a new wave into Orange County. The Beach Boys' 50th Anniversary Tour kicked off last month to enthusiastic crowds. As part of their tour of...
  • Baby Boomers 5X more likely to get Hepatitis C

    Baby Boomers 5X more likely to get Hepatitis C
    Are you one of the nearly 76 million people born between 1946 and 1964? Well, congratulations baby boomers. You've made it through some crazy times and you're still here. However, there's a disturbing new trend among your generation and we're not talking...
  • Another Hepatitis C infection linked to Hays Medical Center

    Another Hepatitis C infection linked to Hays Medical Center
    A third Hays Medical Center patient has testing positive for a strain of hepatitis C. According to Hays Daily News, the strain is closely related to that carried by a former contract employee at the hospital. That employee is a traveling contract...
  • OUR HEALTH: New Hepatitis C Treatment Clinic Brings Specialized Treatment to Local Patients

    OUR HEALTH: New Hepatitis C Treatment Clinic Brings Specialized Treatment to Local Patients
    Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C. An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
  • FDA approves Gilead's four-drug HIV treatment

    FDA approves Gilead's four-drug HIV treatment
    (Reuters) - U.S. health regulators on Monday approved Gilead Sciences Inc's four-drug combination pill to treat HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. The four drugs in one pill, which was formerly called the Quad and had been considered one of Gilead's more...
  • Andover couple file Hepatitis C suit against Pennsylvania hospital

    Andover couple file Hepatitis C suit against Pennsylvania hospital
    PITTSBURGH -- A Kansas woman who says she was infected with hepatitis C by a former medical technical has filed a lawsuit against a Pittsburgh hospital. Linda Ficken claims that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center was negligent for not...
  • Ex radiology tech gets 30-years for infecting patients with Hepatitis C

    Ex radiology tech gets 30-years for infecting patients with Hepatitis C
    It looks like the judge really stuck it to this guy. Steven Beumel, 49, admittedly swiped syringes loaded with pain meds during patients' procedures done at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and then replaced them with syringes of saline with dirty...
  • Who should be tested for Hepatitis C?

    Who should be tested for Hepatitis C?
    Baby boomer alert! The government has come out with a draft recommendation that all those born between 1945 and 1965 be tested for Hepatitis C. The virus that causes chronic infections in eight of 10 affected and leads to liver disease, was first...
  • CDC proposes testing baby boomers for hepatitis C

    CDC proposes testing baby boomers for hepatitis C
    A new proposal to screen all baby boomers for hepatitis C means doctors face the prospect of educating an entire generation about an infection often associated with risky behaviors, such as sharing needles and unprotected sexual contact. A blood-borne...
  • Inmate from Roanoke sentenced for bloody threat letters

    Inmate from Roanoke sentenced for bloody threat letters
    A Virginia inmate who sent blood-smeared, threatening letters to courthouses will spend another 10 years and five months behind bars. Prosecutors say the letters sent by 24-year-old Richard Crowder to courthouses in Roanoke and Roanoke County...