| 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...
| May 18, 2012
| 3:28 PM
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are trying to get more people tested for Hepatitis C.
More than 4-million Americans are living with the disease, and most of them don't even know it.
Saturday is Hepatitis Testing Day in the United States. ...
| May 24, 2012
| 10:10 PM
A former Aberdeen resident was one of two men stabbed Wednesday morning when a man with a knife broke into a Topeka, Kan., television station.
Roger Brokke said the assailant stabbed him in the hip, bit him in the back and hit him. Brokke, 56, is the...
| 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...
| 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 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.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I'm not a fan of fungus, but I've heard that shiitake mushrooms are good for cancer. What do you think? — C.E., Boston
Dear C.E.: I think some mushrooms are amazing! Shiitake, known botanically as Lentinula edodes, are great for...
| Mar 31, 2010
| 11:34 AM
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...
| Jul 12, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father has been diagnosed with alcoholic hepatitis. Is there any treatment for him? What kind of doctor should he see?
ANSWER: First and foremost, it's critical that your father stop drinking. Alcoholic hepatitis, an acute...
| Aug 20, 2010
| 9:59 PM
Dr. Robert M. Chanock, a virologist who made a remarkable series of discoveries about respiratory viruses in the 1960s and 1970s, including the isolation of the deadly respiratory syncytial virus and four para- influenza viruses, died Aug. 4 at a...