| Aug 21, 2012
| 1:45 PM
Are you one of the nearly 76 million people born between 1946 and 1964? Well, congratulations baby boomers. You've made it through some crazy times and you're still here.
However, there's a disturbing new trend among your generation and we're not talking...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 12:49 PM
A third Hays Medical Center patient has testing positive for a strain of hepatitis C.
According to Hays Daily News, the strain is closely related to that carried by a former contract employee at the hospital.
That employee is a traveling contract...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 7:32 AM
Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C.
An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
| Sep 4, 2012
| 2:46 PM
PITTSBURGH -- A Kansas woman who says she was infected with hepatitis C by a former medical technical has filed a lawsuit against a Pittsburgh hospital.
Linda Ficken claims that the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center was negligent for not...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 2:48 PM
SAN DIEGO -- People who recently visited the McDonald's restaurant in College Grove may have been exposed to the hepatitis A virus, county officials said.
An employee at the fast food restaurant, which is located inside the Wal-Mart store at 3412 College...
| Jun 1, 2012
Baby boomer alert! The government has come out with a draft recommendation that all those born between 1945 and 1965 be tested for Hepatitis C.
The virus that causes chronic infections in eight of 10 affected and leads to liver disease, was first...
| Jun 27, 2012
A new proposal to screen all baby boomers for hepatitis C means doctors face the prospect of educating an entire generation about an infection often associated with risky behaviors, such as sharing needles and unprotected sexual contact.
| Jul 18, 2012
| 1:14 PM
On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administrationannounced it had approved the drug combination of 300 mg tenofovir and 200 mg emtricitabine (TDF/FTC; brand name Truvada) for daily use by uninfected adults to help prevent the sexual acquisition of HIV. ...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 5:56 AM
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...
| Jul 20, 2012
| 2:49 PM
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...
| Jul 26, 2012
| 10:45 AM
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...
| 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...