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Hepatitis (INACTIVE)

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  • Two dead in latest attack on Pakistani polio workers

    PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A bomb exploded near a government health center Monday in northwestern Pakistan as anti-polio kits were being distributed, killing two people and wounding at least 12, Pakistani officials said. The explosion in a suburb of...
  • Baby boomers more likely than other people to be infected with hepatitis C and should be tested

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently heard that the CDC now recommends baby boomers be tested for hepatitis C. Is that true? If so, why is testing necessary? Wouldn't I have symptoms if I had the disease? ANSWER: It is true that the U.S. Centers for Disease...
  • What can I do for a fatty liver?

    Q: A recent blood test revealed abnormally high liver enzymes. My doctor says I have fatty liver disease. I've started eating artichokes (after reading these were good for your liver), as well as cutting back on my food intake. I'm also eating lots of...
  • Hepatitis C not responsive to herbal therapy

    Q: I just found out that I have hepatitis C. I feel fine. I heard that milk thistle is good for the liver. Does it help people with hepatitis C? A: More than 3 million Americans are infected with the virus that causes hepatitis C. About three-quarters of...
  • From intern to T. Rowe Price portfolio manager

    From intern to T. Rowe Price portfolio manager
    A decade ago, Taymour Tamaddon was an MBA. student with a background in physics trying to convince Baltimore-based money manager T. Rowe Price to hire him as an intern. Not only did Price give him the internship and hire him later as a health care...
  • Hospital worker pleads guilty in hepatitis case

    Hospital worker pleads guilty in hepatitis case
    A former hospital technician in Maryland, New Hampshire and other states who caused patients as old as 80 to become infected with hepatitis pleaded guilty to leaving dirty syringes for hospitals to use after injecting himself with stolen painkillers. The...
  • Tech in multi-state hepatitis outbreak to plead guilty

    Tech in multi-state hepatitis outbreak to plead guilty
    (AP) - A hospital technician accused of causing a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis C last year is set to plead guilty in New Hampshire federal court in exchange for a prison term of 30 to 40 years.     A plea agreement filed Monday says the deal would...
  • Obamacare may give OraSure product a boost

    Obamacare may give OraSure product a boost
    "World Hepatitis Day" — which, in case you missed it, was Sunday — may not sound like an especially festive occasion. OraSure Technologies of Bethlehem, however, did have reason to celebrate: Last month an expert panel issued a ruling that,...
  • Obesity can lead to liver disease

    Obesity can lead to liver disease
    You don't have to be a heavy drinker to suffer from liver problems. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease has become the most common chronic liver disease in all developed countries, including the United States, says Dr. Srinevas K. Reddy, assistant...
  • 'True Blood' recap, 'Don't You Feel Me?'

    'True Blood' recap, 'Don't You Feel Me?'
    From the get-go, I've been dreading the inevitable episode where we'd spend too much time delving into this season's tiresome side plots. And after last week's high-octane romp -- complete with multiple gasp-worthy cliffhangers -- I had a feeling that...
  • 'True Blood' recap: Action heats up at Vamp Camp; Sookie embraces her wild side

    'True Blood' recap: Action heats up at Vamp Camp; Sookie embraces her wild side
    The horrors of Vamp Camp – where the undead are imprisoned, studied and killed – are graphically revealed in “Don’t You Feel Me,” Episode 66 of HBO’s “True Blood.” When last we saw vampires Eric...