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Hepatitis C (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Department of Health Working to Notify Patients of Hepatitis C Exposure

    Department of Health Working to Notify Patients of Hepatitis C Exposure
    The Pennsylvania Department of Health, Philadelphia Department of Public Health and Allegheny County Health Department are working with two hospitals to notify patients treated during 2008 and 2010 about possible exposure to hepatitis C. The hospitals...
  • Glendale police concerned about uptick of assaults on officers

    Glendale police concerned about uptick of assaults on officers
    Assaults on Glendale police officers were up for the first six months this year, prompting concerns among officials that the trend could continue its rise. There were 19 assaults on officers from January to June this year, up from 12 for the same...
  • Hepatitis C Investigation

    Hepatitis C Investigation
    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...
  • Andover woman told to get tested for Hepatitis C

    Andover woman told to get tested for Hepatitis C
    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...
  • Andover woman victim of Hepatitis C exposure

    Andover woman victim of Hepatitis C exposure
    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...
  • CDC: Baby Boomers should get tested for Hepatitis C

    CDC: Baby Boomers should get tested for Hepatitis C
    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...
  • Swimming

    Swimming
    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...
  • Even moderate drinking may be risky with hepatitis C

    Even moderate drinking may be risky with hepatitis C
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with the chronic liver infection hepatitis C, heavy drinking is an obvious no-no, but a new study links even modest alcohol consumption with an increased risk of death - and not just from liver disease. "What this...
  • Douglas A. Michels, President and CEO of OraSure Technologies

    Douglas A. Michels, President and CEO of OraSure Technologies
    As a leader in point-of-care medical diagnostics, OraSure Technologies has had a worldwide impact on health through the launch of its innovative products. We are a global leader in oral fluid diagnostic technology, bringing to market first-of-its-kind...