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Hepatitis C (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • Fmr. Hospital Lab Tech Accused in Hepatitis C Outbreak

    Fmr. Hospital Lab Tech Accused in Hepatitis C Outbreak
    EXETER, N.H. -- A former medical technician was arrested on Thursday in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak at a hospital in Exeter, New Hampshire, a federal prosecutor announced. David Matthew Kwiatkowski, 32, is accused of infecting at least 30...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Hepatitis C danger for Hays patients

    Hepatitis C danger for Hays patients
    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and HaysMed in Hays are working jointly to notify patients who underwent cardiac catheterization from May 24, 2010, to September 22, 2010, of potential exposure to hepatitis C. The U.S. Attorney for the...
  • 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...
  • Hepatitis C tests continue after hospital tech arrest

    Hepatitis C tests continue after hospital tech arrest
    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) - Hospitals across the country recommended hepatitis C testing for some 7,900 patients last summer after a traveling medical worker was accused of infecting patients with tainted syringes in New Hampshire. But five months later,...
  • World AIDS Day events in Chicago

    World AIDS Day events in Chicago
    You might not have plans to swing by a ritzy charity event at Bono's house for World AIDS Day Saturday, Dec. 1, but that doesn't mean you can't do your part from Chicago. Get tested, donate to a homeless youth shelter that helps LGBT young people with...
  • 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...