| Aug 1, 2012
| 6:34 PM
An Andover woman recently learns she may have been exposed to Hepatitis C while being treated at Hays Medical Center. The Hays hospital sent Linda Ficken a letter telling her to get tested for Hepatitis C.
Ficken is one of 460 patients Hays Med is...
| Aug 10, 2012
| 3:22 PM
There are new developments in the case of a hospital worker accused of infecting patients with Hepatitis C. Two Kansans have now tested positive for the highly contagious virus.
Linda Ficken told Eyewitness News last week that she wasn't worried...
| Aug 12, 2012
| 2:37 PM
Four Maryland hospitals are offering free hepatitis C testing to at least 1,750 patients who may have been exposed to the viral disease by a traveling medical technician, as state officials launch a broad regulatory review in response to the case.
| Aug 16, 2012
| 12:10 PM
All baby boomers should get tested for hepatitis C, the virus that can lead to liver disease, cancer and death, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
One in 30 boomers is infected and most don't know -- read about that in this...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 1:20 PM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - For people with the chronic liver infection hepatitis C, heavy drinking is an obvious no-no, but a new study links even modest alcohol consumption with an increased risk of death - and not just from liver disease.
| Feb 22, 2013
| 10:24 AM
Dear Pharmacist: I'm not a fan of fungus, but I've heard that shiitake mushrooms are good for cancer. What do you think? — C.E., Boston
Dear C.E.: I think some mushrooms are amazing! Shiitake, known botanically as Lentinula edodes, are great for...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 4:12 PM
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...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 2:11 PM
A traveling hospital worker accused of stealing pain-killing drugs, contaminating syringes and infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C pleaded not guilty to the charges in New Hampshire federal court Monday.
David Kwiatkowski, 33, who was trained...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 4:34 PM
by Lauren Hise/Medill News Service Those tiny little piercings can trigger big consequences that include allergic reactions, infection and hepatitis, according to a new research …...
| Jul 12, 2010
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My father has been diagnosed with alcoholic hepatitis. Is there any treatment for him? What kind of doctor should he see?
ANSWER: First and foremost, it's critical that your father stop drinking. Alcoholic hepatitis, an acute...
| Mar 31, 2010
| 11:34 AM
A Clark County Sheriff's deputy is filing suit against Burger King claiming that one of his employees spit a huge loogie in his Whopper.
Last March, Deputy Edward Blysma was in full uniform in his marked K-9 patrol car when he ordered a Whopper at the...