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ATLANTA (AP) — For the first time, the government is proposing that all baby boomers get tested for hepatitis C. Anyone born from 1945 to 1965 should get a one-time blood test to see if they have the liver-destroying virus, the Centers for...
Hispanosphere - Orlando SentinelThe Orange County Health Department is recognizing May as National Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as National Hepatitis Testing Day. The intent of these annual observances is to raise awareness about the global impact of viral hepatitis and the...
Those who work in public safety consider themselves part of a brotherhood. But for the purposes of organ donation, a brother in blue may not be quite family enough, as Officer Gene Cassidy is finding out. Cassidy was shot in the head 27 years ago in West...
PIX11.comThree-time GRAMMY® award-winning recording artist and songwriter Jon Secada was in town to debut his new song "Your Voice Inside," in honor of his father, with a message that you can't be silent when faced with a silent disease. Jon recently added his...
Not unlike the perceived challenge of living through a nuclear holocaust during the Cold War of the 1950s and '60s, learning to swim in a relatively rural area with two parents who were not strong swimmers was quite complicated for me. I had imperfect...
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Staff WriterCALEXICO – Imperial Valley health care professionals learned about treatment and prevention of the hepatitis C virus, the most common bloodborne infection in the country, at a half-day program hosted at the Imperial Valley Medical Clinic on...
email@example.comA judge will make several key decisions in the coming weeks in a man’s lawsuit against Urology Associates of Chambersburg, which told patients last year it had reused prostate biopsy needles. Franklin County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas Judge...
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KIAHA silent killer is among us, no joke. You could be walking around with hepatitis C, and not even know it. We're not just talking about high risk people, such as IV drug users. Baby boomers, those born between 1945 and 1965 could be at risk, one in 33...
WASHINGTON (AP)— Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed — they are most at risk. Federal health officials are considering whether anyone born between 1945 and 1965...
New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise. Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...
Medical experiments on chimpanzees are largely unnecessary and should be rare, concluded a report released Thursday from special panel of the Institute of Medicine, part of the National Academies of Science. The authors did not recommend an outright ban,...
Indiana cosmetologists put down their clippers Friday to take up a cause to protect their paychecks. Barbers, hair stylists and nail technicians crowded the Indiana Statehouse, speaking out against a house bill. If it passes, barbers and cosmetologists...
May 18, 2012 |Story| AP Broadcast
May 17, 2012 | Orlando Sentinel
Mar 19, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 29, 2012 |Story| WPIX-LTV
Apr 23, 2012 |Column| Daily American
Mar 8, 2012 |Story| Imperial Valley Press Online
Feb 21, 2012 |Story| Herald Mail
Feb 22, 2012 |Story| KIAH-LTV
Feb 21, 2012 |Story| Petoskey News
Jan 9, 2012 |Story| Daily Press
Dec 15, 2011 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Jan 20, 2012 |Column| WXIN-LTV
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