RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Hepatitis C (INACTIVE)

A collection of news and information related to Hepatitis C (INACTIVE) published by this site and its partners.

Top Hepatitis C (INACTIVE) Articles

Displaying items 67-77
  • Attorney: Med tech spread hepatitis in Baltimore in 2008

    Attorney: Med tech spread hepatitis in Baltimore in 2008
    A New Hampshire attorney says a client contracted hepatitis C from a traveling hospital worker two years earlier than has been previously alleged he began spreading the disease. Portsmouth attorney Michael Rainboth represents five patients who were...
  • Attorney: Baltimore man contracted hepatitis C from med tech in 2008

    Attorney: Baltimore man contracted hepatitis C from med tech in 2008
    A 65-year-old Baltimore man was infected with hepatitis C by a traveling medical technician at the Baltimore VA Medical Center in 2008, he and his attorney said — making him the first Marylander to come forward in a sweeping investigation into the...
  • CDC proposes testing baby boomers for hepatitis C

    CDC proposes testing baby boomers for hepatitis C
    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. A blood-borne...
  • Inmate from Roanoke sentenced for bloody threat letters

    Inmate from Roanoke sentenced for bloody threat letters
    A Virginia inmate who sent blood-smeared, threatening letters to courthouses will spend another 10 years and five months behind bars. Prosecutors say the letters sent by 24-year-old Richard Crowder to courthouses in Roanoke and Roanoke County...
  • It Takes a Heart to Give a Liver

    It Takes a Heart to Give a Liver
                  Hepatitis C is a life threatening disease which inflames the liver, and Joseph Sansone was unlucky enough to get such a disease.  A North Branford resident, Sansone was on the waiting list for a liver for ten years and with each day, he...
  • Ex radiology tech gets 30-years for infecting patients with Hepatitis C

    Ex radiology tech gets 30-years for infecting patients with Hepatitis C
    It looks like the judge really stuck it to this guy. Steven Beumel, 49, admittedly swiped syringes loaded with pain meds during patients' procedures done at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville and then replaced them with syringes of saline with dirty...
  • Suspect in hepatitis C outbreak portrayed as traveling addict

    Suspect in hepatitis C outbreak portrayed as traveling addict
    When David Kwiatkowski was found slurring his words and smelling of alcohol in a Boston-area hotel room littered with prescription pills late one July night, his life as a traveling medical technician had largely unraveled already. In his early 30s, he...
  • Fmr. Hospital Lab Tech Accused in Hepatitis C Outbreak

    Fmr. Hospital Lab Tech Accused in Hepatitis C Outbreak
    EXETER, N.H. -- A former medical technician was arrested on Thursday in connection with a hepatitis C outbreak at a hospital in Exeter, New Hampshire, a federal prosecutor announced. David Matthew Kwiatkowski, 32, is accused of infecting at least 30...
  • Hepatitis C danger for Hays patients

    Hepatitis C danger for Hays patients
    The Kansas Department of Health and Environment and HaysMed in Hays are working jointly to notify patients who underwent cardiac catheterization from May 24, 2010, to September 22, 2010, of potential exposure to hepatitis C. The U.S. Attorney for the...
  • Technician charged with infecting N.H. patients with hepatitis C worked in Md.

    Technician charged with infecting N.H. patients with hepatitis C worked in Md.
    Four Maryland hospitals will be contacting patients who might have come in contact with a health care worker infected with hepatitis C when he worked in the state between 2008 and 2010, according to the state health department. David Matthew Kwiatkowski,...
  • Four treated at Hopkins linked to hepatitis from medical technician

    Four treated at Hopkins linked to hepatitis from medical technician
    Four patients treated at Johns Hopkins Hospital are likely to have contracted hepatitis C from a rogue medical technician accused of stealing drugs and leaving contaminated needles behind, lab tests have confirmed. Special molecular testing on blood...