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2 hrs ago | WJZW-FM Washington

Guitarist Slick Aguilar to Rejoin Jefferson Starship for Two Shows This Weekend

Jefferson Starship will be reunited with one of its longtime members this weekend, as guitarist Mark "Slick" Aguilar will perform with the band for the first time since 2012, when he was forced to leave the group because of a serious liver ailment.

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Related Topix: Pop/Rock, Jefferson Starship, Syracuse, NY, Medicine, Health, IGN Entertainment

6 hrs ago | The Daily Republic

County offers free Hepatitis C testing

Testing is available on a drop-in basis from 5 to 7 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month at 365 Tuolumne St. The test is confidential and free.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

10 hrs ago | The Hill

Treating hepatitis C: Too costly not to act

Hepatitis C affects 3.2 million Americans, resulting in more than 16,000 deaths annually.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer

14 hrs ago | TheStreet.com

Biotech Stock Mailbag: Arrowhead, Catalyst Pharma

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Related Topix: Mozilla, Medicine, Health, Intercept Pharmaceuticals, Mice

18 hrs ago | International Business Times

Why Washing Your Hands Can Save Your Life

The number of deaths and new cases from the Ebola outbreak since it was first documented in March continues to rise.

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Related Topix: E. Coli, Health, Medicine, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

22 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

WWI aviation still alive at aerodrome in New York

Women model outfits from the World War 1 era during an air show at the Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome on Sunday, July 6, 2014, in Rhinebeck, N.Y. .

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Related Topix: Rhinebeck, NY, Drugs, Medicine, Health

Thu Jul 31, 2014

KFVS12

Tropical Storm Bertha forms in the Atlantic

A white hearse pulled up to the entrance of a downtown Honolulu cathedral Thursday, carrying the remains of a saint known for caring for exiled leprosy patients in the 1880s.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Deseret News

Cutting-edge transplant overcomes hepatitis C for U of U patient

Andres Galvan, 61, gives thanks for his improved health four days after a kidney transplant operation at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City on Thursday, July 31, 2014.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Kidney Cancer, Sundance Film Festival, Utah, University of Utah

KOLD-TV Tucson

Oregon Medicaid targets expensive hepatitis drug

By SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb."

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Related Topix: Oregon Government, Oregon, Medicine, Health, Wilsonville, OR

The Wellington Advertiser

Get tested on World Hepatitis Day

Public health is encouraging the public to "know their status" and get tested for viral hepatitis, an inflammation of the liver that can lead to life-threatening complications such as liver failure, cirrhosis and liver cancer.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, Canada,

Merced Sun-Star

Breakthrough Hepatitis C treatment worth its hefty price tag

There's a new breakthrough hepatitis C drug treatment that cures - yes, cures - almost everyone who takes it.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Liver Cancer, Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Medicare, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

Groong

Visitors of tattoo saloons more prone to hepatitis risks - doctor

Visitors of tattoo saloons more prone to hepatitis risks - doctor 17:17 * 29.07.14 Individuals often visiting beauty salons for nail polishing or tattoo are in a high risk group for hepatitis B or C, says Hasmik Ghazinyan, President of the Armenian Hepathologists' Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Wed Jul 30, 2014

HEALTH'Sass

Baby Boomers: Maybe a Hepatitis C test?

My regular readers know I am not enthused with exhaustive testing--who would have time for anything else? Baby Boomers are more likely than other age groups to have the viral infection called Hepatitis C. This attacks the liver, can be fatal, and is easily acquired--even by sharing a razor at the gym.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Healthcare Industry

The St Paul Journal

Two patients seek to launch class-action suit against Montreal hospital

Two women are trying to launch a class-action lawsuit against a Montreal-area hospital which is testing patients who underwent bariatric surgery and might have contracted HIV or hepatitis from an improperly sterilized surgical tool.

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Related Topix: Canada, Medicine, Health

Tri-cityherald.com

Illinois Medicaid restricts use of hepatitis drug

After spending an estimated $16 million this fiscal year on Sovaldi, which holds promise for a cure for the liver-damaging disease, the state agency headed by Julie Hamos approved the restrictions July 10. The rules limit the drug to sicker patients and bar it for anyone with a recent history of drug or alcohol abuse.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Illinois, Illinois Government, Medicine, Alcoholism, Northwestern University, Rush University

The American Journal of Managed Care

$1,000 Sovaldi Now Hepatitis Treatment of Choice

The price is sky-high, but so is demand. A new $1,000-per-pill drug has become the treatment of choice for Americans with hepatitis C, a liver-wasting disease that affects more than 3 million.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health

Newsday

Pilot aims to tackle hepatitis C

Those behind it said Cornwall was chosen because population movement was minimal which would make assessing the success of the scheme much easier.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Ghanamma.com

'Intensify Education On Hepatitis B'

Richard Kofi Boahen THINK HEALTH, a non-governmental organisation, has called for a more coordinated and integrated approach in Ghana in the fight against Hepatitis B in view of the devastating effects of the disease on the socio-economic fortunes of the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, Ghana, Africa, HIV/AIDS

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Nor'Wester

Number of hepatitis C cases rising in province

Jana Hartson and Lindsay Collins put up a tent during an event to recognize World Hepatitis C Day at the Majestic Lawn in Corner Brook from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Canada,

Illinoisreview

Illinois Medicaid death panel restricts who gets game-changing hepatitis drug

All posts, comments and statements made on IR are those of the authors only. Any disputes must be addressed to the writers, who are solely responsible for their posts, comments and statements.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Biotech, Gilead Sciences, Healthcare Industry

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