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3 hrs ago | Click Orlando
Ebola is brutal. Those afflicted often bleed uncontrollably, vomit profusely, lose function of their kidneys and other organs, and -- in over half the cases recently in West Africa -- die.
5 hrs ago | WJZW-FM Washington
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.
9 hrs ago | The Daily Republic
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.
13 hrs ago | The Hill
Hepatitis C affects 3.2 million Americans, resulting in more than 16,000 deaths annually.
17 hrs ago | TheStreet.com
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21 hrs ago | International Business Times
The number of deaths and new cases from the Ebola outbreak since it was first documented in March continues to rise.
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.
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.
By SAMANTHA HENRY Associated Press She once called Donald Trump "a maggot, a cockroach and a crumb."
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.
There's a new breakthrough hepatitis C drug treatment that cures - yes, cures - almost everyone who takes it.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Those behind it said Cornwall was chosen because population movement was minimal which would make assessing the success of the scheme much easier.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 10:51 pm
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