| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:42 AM
New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise.
Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Hundreds of representatives from the public and private sector are in Orlando for an inaugural prescription drug abuse summit, which included keynote presentations Tuesday from the White House drug czar and a top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration...
| Jan 20, 2012
| 6:13 PM
Indiana cosmetologists put down their clippers Friday to take up a cause to protect their paychecks.
Barbers, hair stylists and nail technicians crowded the Indiana Statehouse, speaking out against a house bill. If it passes, barbers and cosmetologists...
| Jul 30, 2012
| 1:40 PM
The Michigan Department of Community Health is investigation a person, who may have spread the Hepatitis C virus while working for at least six medical facilities in Michigan from 2003 - 2007.
Officials say the person was recently arrested in New...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
An Andover woman recently learns she may have been exposed to Hepatitis C while being treated at Hays Medical Center. The Hays hospital sent Linda Ficken a letter telling her to get tested for Hepatitis C.
Ficken is one of 460 patients Hays Med is...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:22 PM
There are new developments in the case of a hospital worker accused of infecting patients with Hepatitis C. Two Kansans have now tested positive for the highly contagious virus.
Linda Ficken told Eyewitness News last week that she wasn't worried...
| Sep 12, 2012
| 2:50 AM
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...
| Aug 16, 2012
| 7:10 PM
All baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, the virus that can lead to liver disease, cancer and death, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
One in 30 boomers is infected and most don't know -- read about that in this...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 8:40 AM
A second patient at Hays Medical Center is suing after contracting a strain of hepatitis C linked to a traveling hospital technician.
Tom Walters of rural Catharine filed a lawsuit Monday against a Pennsylvania hospital and two medical staffing agencies....
| Oct 12, 2012
| 4:06 AM
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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 4:06 PM
Not unlike the perceived challenge of living through a nuclear holocaust during the Cold War of the 1950 and 60s, with two parents who were not strong swimmers, learning to swim in a relatively rural area was quite complicated for me.
I had imperfect...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Not unlike the perceived challenge of living through a nuclear holocaust during the Cold War of the 1950s and '60s, learning to swim in a relatively rural area with two parents who were not strong swimmers was quite complicated for me.
I had imperfect...