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Hepatitis C is emerging health crisis related to opioid addiction - Knoxville News Sentinel



Knoxville News Sentinel
 
Hepatitis C is emerging health crisis related to opioid addiction 
Knoxville News Sentinel
As local and national headlines focus on the opioid crisis and the deaths related to the epidemic, there is an overlooked and devastating virus spread in correlation with opioid abuse and injection drug users, especially in the Appalachia region ...
Michigan is facing an alarming Hepatitis A outbreak Detroit Free Press
Michigan is facing an alarming Hepatitis A outbreak WZZM

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Rivero Mestre Team Gets 2 Settlements for Hepatitis C Insurance Coverage - Law.com



Law.com
 
Rivero Mestre Team Gets 2 Settlements for Hepatitis C Insurance Coverage 
Law.com
Rivero Mestre attorneys filed class actions against UnitedHealthCare Services Inc. and Florida Blue to obtain insurance coverage for almost 9,000 insureds nationwide after they were denied coverage for Harvoni, the first-ever cure for hepatitis C. The ...

 


Time to Galvanize Efforts to Combat Hepatitis C - HuffPost



Time to Galvanize Efforts to Combat Hepatitis C 
HuffPost
Georgia has the third highest hepatitis C infection rates in the world. But in working with Gilead Sciences, the producer of the drug sofosbuvir, through an innovative public-private partnership, the government has provided new treatment to 40,000 ...

 


Opioids crisis causing rise in babies born with Hepatitis C - KSAT San Antonio



KSAT San Antonio
 
Opioids crisis causing rise in babies born with Hepatitis C 
KSAT San Antonio
Talon Hendrickson-Zimmerman, 11, plays without a care these days, since his Hepatitis C is gone. He no longer has to pack gloves in case he gets hurt. ?If they needed to help me, they would have to wear them, because they couldn't touch my blood cause ...
Hepatitis C Drugs Market Valuation USD 22721.1 Million, at of CAGR of 3.3% by 2022 NB Herard

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How San Francisco is waging war on hepatitis C - The Week Magazine



The Week Magazine
 
How San Francisco is waging war on hepatitis C 
The Week Magazine
Just a few years after the introduction of a reliable cure for hepatitis C, San Francisco has launched a campaign built on shoe leather and shrewd epidemiology to eliminate the virus. Health workers are expanding testing and searching the streets for ...

 


Treating The New Hep C Generation On Their Turf - Washington Post - Washington Post



Washington Post
 
Treating The New Hep C Generation On Their Turf - Washington Post 
Washington Post
One Northern California physician is a foot soldier in the fight against a surge of hepatitis C, mainly among young drug users who share infected needles.
Treating the new hep C generation on their turf News-Medical.net

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Killing Virginians quietly, chronic Hepatitis C presents threat to Williamsburg - Williamsburg Yorktown Daily



Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
 
Killing Virginians quietly, chronic Hepatitis C presents threat to Williamsburg 
Williamsburg Yorktown Daily
?People often do not realize that they have it,? said Dr. William Berg, director of the Hampton and Peninsula Health Districts about Hepatitis C. ?They may go many many years without any sort of symptoms.? Chronic Hepatitis C is the most commonly ...

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Dibenzoazepine defender: Drug found to be effective against resistant hepatitis C - Science Daily



Science Daily
 
Dibenzoazepine defender: Drug found to be effective against resistant hepatitis C 
Science Daily
Date: December 6, 2017; Source: Osaka University; Summary: Researchers have identified a class of chemicals that can combat resistant strains of the hepatitis C virus, as well as parasites that cause malaria and toxoplasmosis. Share: FULL STORY. (Upper ...
Dibenzoazepine found to be effective against resistant hepatitis C Medical Xpress

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Colorado lifts restrictions for treating hepatitis C patients; no longer need to have advanced liver damage to ... - The Denver Post



The Denver Post
 
Colorado lifts restrictions for treating hepatitis C patients; no longer need to have advanced liver damage to ... 
The Denver Post
Until about two years ago, the best treatment for hepatitis C included year-long, toxic injections with often-miserable side-effects and an estimated cure rate of only 50 percent. The latest antivirals, pills taken for as few as eight weeks, come with ...
Colorado Expands Hepatitis C Treatment for Medicaid Patients U.S. News & World Report

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Federal order foreshadows possibility Tennessee must treat all inmates infected with hepatitis C - The Tennessean



The Tennessean
 
Federal order foreshadows possibility Tennessee must treat all inmates infected with hepatitis C 
The Tennessean
As of Oct. 1, there are 4,116 inmates known to have hepatitis C, said Tennessee Department of Correction spokeswoman Neysa Taylor. While only six are currently receiving the best available treatment, 25 have completed the treatment regime in the last ...