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Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Around Town: Dreaming of a world without cancer

     Around Town: Dreaming of a world without cancer
    In 2004, our son, 2nd. Lt. Andrew Torres, USMC, died of cancer. He was 23 years old. Andrew was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy (Class of 2002), a Marine and a fine person. In the hours before his death, he asked us, his family and friends,...
  • LI Christmas Communion Spreads Hepatitis, Not Cheer

    LI Christmas Communion Spreads Hepatitis, Not Cheer
    Catholics who received communion at the Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Christmas Day may have been exposed to hepatitis A, according to the Nassau County Health Department. Health officials said individuals who received communion during the 10:30 a.m....
  • Churchgoers Receive Vaccine For Hepatitis-Tainted Communion

    Churchgoers Receive Vaccine For Hepatitis-Tainted Communion
    Churchgoers at the Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church began receiving hepatitis A vaccines today after a risk of being exposed to the disease during Christmas Day communion was discovered. Health officials said that close to 1,300 individuals...
  • Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation

    Hampton Roads has some of the highest STD rates in nation
    Hampton Roads has some of the highest sexually transmitted disease rates in the nation. It had the second-highest rate of chlamydia cases among U.S. metropolitan areas and third-highest rate of gonorrhea cases, according to a 2010 report by the Centers...
  • Tulane Medical Center Puts Patients At Risk For Hepatitis B, C & HIV

    Tulane Medical Center Puts Patients At Risk For Hepatitis B, C & HIV
    Hundreds of Tulane Medical Center's patients have received letters warning them they made have contracted a deadly disease because the hospital didn't properly sterilize equipment. WGNO News Reporter Vanessa Bolano spoke to attorneys who say the lawsuit...
  • PHL17 IN FOCUS: Hepatitis B

    PHILADELPHIA Saturday, June 4, 2011 6:30-7:00am 1 in 20 Americans has been infected with Hepatitis B. On this Saturday's episode of "In Focus" with Steve Highsmith, Steve focuses on the efforts of the Hepatitis B Foundation, a Doylestown, Bucks...
  • Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures

    Vertex Hepatitis-C Drug OK'd, Promising More Cures
    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's highly anticipated hepatitis C drug won U.S. approval, promising far higher cure rates for the liver-destroying disease and setting up a head-to-head marketing battle with a rival new medicine from Merck & Co. Incivek, a pill...
  • Bedbugs Can Carry Drug-Resistant MRSA Bacteria

    Bedbugs Can Carry Drug-Resistant MRSA Bacteria
    VANCOUVER, Canada -- Researchers in Canada have found bedbugs carrying antibiotic-resistant superbugs, a surprise finding because scientists had thought the pests were not capable of spreading infections. The study was done by a team in a poor corner...
  • Can Sharks Cure Human Diseases?

    Can Sharks Cure Human Diseases?
    Talking to Tweens (Source: CNN.com) It happened overnight, which I hear is really quite typical. My 11-year-old, Aden, got in the car after basketball practice. I expected to hear the usual: whether he'd made any half-court shots, how Drake was a ball...
  • NY Mets Legend John Franco On Hepatitus C Awareness

    NY Mets Legend John Franco On Hepatitus C Awareness
    Hepatitis C is a disease caused by a virus that infects the liver - eventually causing cancer or liver failure. About 4 million Americans have hepatitis C and if you thought that number was scary - 75% of them don't even know they have it. Former New York...
  • Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares

    Positive hep C drug results boost Pharmasset shares
    (Reuters) - Pharmasset Inc said its hepatitis C shot showed positive results in a trial involving patients who have not been previously treated for the infection, sending its shares to a life-high on Tuesday morning. In a mid-stage trial named PROTON, 98...
  • Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds

    Vaccines largely safe, U.S. expert panel finds
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - After a close review of more than 1,000 research studies, a federal panel of experts has concluded that vaccines cause very few side effects, and found no evidence that vaccines cause autism or type 1 diabetes. The report, issued on...