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Liver Disease (INACTIVE)

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  • Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers

    Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers
    A pair of new drugs to treat hepatitis C offer a cure for millions of Americans afflicted with the disease — but at a potentially staggering cost to taxpayers and health plans. Until now, therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of...
  • Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died

    Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died
    The number of Americans who are infected with hepatitis C is falling, but that’s probably because more people who have been sickened by the virus are dying as a result, government researchers reported Monday. After analyzing data from thousands of...
  • Billed by American Airlines -- and then billed again

    Billed by American Airlines -- and then billed again
    Russell Higley is promised a refund after his flight is canceled. But now his airline is trying to bill him twice for a flight he never took. What's the problem? Q: I read your columns and appreciate what you have done to help especially the less...
  • Egypt army criticized for claim of a device that cures AIDS

    CAIRO — An Egyptian army doctor's recent announcement that the country's military had developed devices that could detect HIV and cure AIDS and hepatitis C has caused a furor of disbelief rather than praise. The physician, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim...
  • When tinkering with our DNA, researchers should take it slow

     When tinkering with our DNA, researchers should take it slow
    The manipulation of human genes could lead to profound advances in our ability to cure or prevent terrible diseases. But in some cases, it might also mean introducing genetic material that could be passed from one generation to the next, changing the...
  • New Year's Day wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile, looks like a fit for Kentucky Derby

    Common sense would dictate that the horse who wins the biggest 2-year-old race of the year would then be destined for greatness six months later in the Kentucky Derby. But when did common sense and racing ever go together? Instead, it has been more of...
  • More children are suffering from fatty liver disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that fatty liver disease is becoming common in young children. What's the cause of this condition? How is it diagnosed, and can it be reversed? ANSWER: The number of children who have fatty liver disease is rising....
  • Former Raider great Todd Christensen dies at age 57

    Todd Christensen, a five-time Pro Bowl tight end who helped the Raiders win two Super Bowls, died Wednesday morning during surgery in a Utah hospital. He was 57. The news was posted on Facebook by Christensen's former BYU teammate Reno Mahe and...
  • Commentary: A young father lives on through me

    This time of year I wonder how I can ever really say thank you for the gift of life. I am alive because someone gave me his liver. It was this single act of kindness that saved my life on Feb. 27. Five years ago, my liver began to fail. I started...
  • Community: Survivors honored at Courage Awards luncheon

    Community: Survivors honored at Courage Awards luncheon
    Four cancer survivors were lauded for their strength in battling the disease during the Courage Awards luncheon earlier this month at the Brandview Connection. The event was presented by the Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Dr. Norick Bogossian Cancer...
  • North Korea's No. 2 official may have been ousted, spy agency says

    North Korea's No. 2 official may have been ousted, spy agency says
    SEOUL, South Korea -- North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's uncle, the Pyongyang regime's de facto No. 2 official, has probably been ousted from his posts, South Korea's state spy agency said Tuesday. In a report released at a meeting with lawmakers, the...
  • North Korea's Kim Jong Un ousts his second in command

    SEOUL — In a palace intrigue that could shake the foundations of North Korea, 30-year-old leader Kim Jong Un has purged from the leadership the powerful uncle who had been his de facto regent for the last two years, North Korean news media confirmed...