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Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Syphilis rates drop, but STDs still big problem

    Syphilis rates drop, but STDs still big problem
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - The number of Americans newly infected with syphilis has fallen for the first time in a decade, but sexually transmitted diseases continue to take a staggering toll on the United States, with 19 million new infections each year at a...
  • Adult diabetics need hepatitis vaccination

    Adult diabetics need hepatitis vaccination
    Health districts serving the Peninsula are advising all primary care physicians that adults diagnosed with diabetes mellitus (Type 1 and 2) should be vaccinated against hepatitis B as soon as possible after diagnosis. The vaccine is particularly...
  • Indiana's health priorities target obesity, tobacco

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana health officials are targeting infant mortality, obesity, tobacco use and other health priorities in a new five-year plan aimed at improving the health of Hoosiers. The plan released Monday also focuses on assuring...
  • Today is World Hepatitis Day: New drugs promise to transform Hepatitis C treatment

    Today is World Hepatitis Day, and physicians are applauding two new drugs they hope will make great strides in the treatment and eradication of hepatitis C, Bon Secours Hampton Roads said in a news release. Hepatitis C (HCV) is the most common chronic...
  • Will your child be immunized before school starts?

    Florida parents should know now is the time to confirm health exam and immunization requirements for first-time and returning students for grades kindergarten through 12th grade. Check with your child’s school about what’s required,...
  • Proposal would add more exemptions for childhood immunizations

    Proposal would add more exemptions for childhood immunizations
    A committee in the Kansas legislature is now looking at a bill on whether immunizations should be required for children in Kansas. House Bill 2094 would add a parent's personal beliefs to the list of childhood immunization exemptions. The current list of...
  • Inventiveness pays at colleges

    The nicotine patch. Google. The hepatitis B vaccine. Music synthesizer chips. Computerized war games. And a really tasty strawberry. Those are just a few of the thousands of inventions that were born on the campuses of California, making the state's...
  • Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer

    Stuart M. Kaminsky dies at 75; prolific mystery writer
    Stuart M. Kaminsky, a writer of impressive range who created four distinctive detectives for series set in Los Angeles, Chicago, Florida and Moscow, has died. He was 75. Kaminsky, who joined the elite of his craft in 2006 when the Mystery Writers of...
  • Deputy Files Suit, Claims Burger King Employee Spit On His Whopper

    Deputy Files Suit, Claims Burger King Employee Spit On His Whopper
    A Clark County Sheriff's deputy is filing suit against Burger King claiming that one of his employees spit a huge loogie in his Whopper. Last March, Deputy Edward Blysma was in full uniform in his marked K-9 patrol car when he ordered a Whopper at the...
  • Study links Latino immigrants' HIV testing to level of adaptation to U.S. culture

     
    Latino immigrants considered at risk for HIV are less likely to be tested or to have access to healthcare services if they are in the country illegally and have not fully adapted to U.S. culture, according to a new study.......
  • Even medical professionals lack awareness of hepatitis threat, new report finds

     
    Hepatitis B and C remain serious threats to public health, but many healthcare providers fail to screen at-risk patients and don’t know how to treat those infected with the viral diseases that can cause liver failure and cancer, according to......
  • Detachable needles on syringes promote hepatitis C transmission, study says

     
    The high incidence of hepatitis C infections among drug abusers may be due in part to the use of syringes with detachable needles, which are more likely to transfer viable viruses from one user to the next, Yale University researchers......