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Hepatitis C has long been a problem with a low rate of cure. But new drug therapies are in use and others are on the horizon, according to Dr. Paul J. Thuluvath, chief of gastroenterology at Mercy Medical Center and the medical director of the Institute...
A warning for baby boomers-you should get tested for Hepatitis C. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says many baby boomers are infected with the virus and don’t know it. Things like drug use or a blood transfusion could have passed...
Fox59A crowd of police officers and hospital employees applauded when injured K-9 officer "Shadow" walked out of a Purdue University Vet Clinic. The Belgian Malinois, 4, was shot in the jaw Monday during a gunfight with a convicted felon. His partner,...
Tags: Human Body, Blood, Jaw, Emergency Health Procedures, Vehicles
firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. Bill Svensen's loyalty can be likened to a faithful dog. "He's got a heart the size of a great Dane," said Carole Kiesz, president of the Aberdeen Area Humane Society. For nearly 30 years, the veterinarian has vaccinated, operated on and treated...
FOX40 NewsThe bond between partners out on patrol is legendary; sleeping at the Sacrameno Veterinary Referral Center tonight is K-9 officer Bodie's human partner. The German Shepherd is trying to recover from an felony attack that happened Friday morning near Land...
Patients may be getting blood transfusion too often during surgery, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins researchers. The study shows wide variation in the use of transfusions, and those who receive blood fare no better, and sometimes do worse. 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...
Tags: Hepatitis C , Hospitals and Clinics, Human Body, Blood, David Simon
Tribune reporterAn 11-year-old boy was shot in the upper body this afternoon in the Englewood neighborhood on the South Side, police said. The boy was shot near West 59th Street and South Stewart Avenue about 4 p.m., police said. He was walking with his brother along...
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...
American Red CrossBefore, during and immediately after the holiday season, the American Red Cross experiences a significant decline in donor turnout at local blood drives and donor centers. This reduction in collections has put several blood types at critical or...
Every two seconds someone in our country needs a blood transfusion. Like the emergency room of a hospital, the American Red Cross needs to be prepared to respond to patient emergencies 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year. Right here in the...
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