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Stopping the spread of disease, overdose deaths from opioid use

Paralleling this trend is the increase in HIV and hepatitis C infections spreading through injection drug use. ... In southern Indiana and adjacent Kentucky, HIV and hepatitis cases have soared due to injection drug use.
August 2019

Primary care integral to new national viral hepatitis action plan

strengthening surveillance,. eliminating transmission of vaccine-preventable viral hepatitis,. reducing viral hepatitis caused by drug use, and. ... are at risk, are not educated about hepatitis and therefore not demanding the screening from their
September 2011

Should doctors lie for patients?

The second patient asked me to write a note that he was at risk for Hepatitis B so that he could get the vaccine for free. ... Writing the note would be easy, but claiming that he faced risk of Hepatitis B infection would require some prevarication.
August 2019

QD: News Every Day--Drop in vaccination rates linked to autism fears

Vaccination rates declined by almost 4% among children covered by private insurance, while it actually improved among Medicaid enrollees for DTAP/DT, hepatitis B, HIB, MMR, IPV and pneumococcal conjugate.
August 2019

Poop wars and the commercialization of fecal transplant

bank such as HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis variants.
August 2019

Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen berry and pomegranate mix

Patients typically recover completely without lasting damage to the liver. Unlike other forms of viral hepatitis, hepatitis A does not cause chronic infection. ... Hepatitis A victim shocked organic berries almost led to liver transplant (CBS News).
August 2019

Is hepatitis C treatment cost-effective?

Is hepatitis C treatment cost-effective? One catch phrase in health care reform is cost-effectiveness. ... That's billion with a“ B.”. Consider these facts before deciding if hepatitis C treatment is cost-effective.• Most patients with HCV feel well
August 2019

Recall of glucose test strips; approval for hepatitis C drug

Elbasvir and grazoprevir (Zepatier) for the treatment of chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotypes 1 and 4 in adult patients.
April 2016

Is treatment for hepatitis C hype or hope? Big win for big pharm

Is treatment for hepatitis C hype or hope? Big win for big pharm. ... I see many patients with hepatitis C (HCV). None of them are under treatment and they all feel quite well.
August 2019

PERSPECTIVES 4 ACPINTERNIST Managing adult vaccination has gotten even ...

In additionto vaccines for herpes zoster, hepatitis B, and many other diseases, physicians can nowoffer a high-dose influenza vaccine to certain elderly patients, the human papillomavirusvaccine to young women, and
August 2013

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