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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 2020

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 2020

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 2020

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. •
August 2020

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 2020

Better treatment, low awareness for hepatitis C

The current state of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the U.S. ... Hepatitis C “is beating all others in going from untreatable to curable,” said John G.
July 2012

Teaching empathy in medicine, lessons from an IV drug abuser

I am proud of this vote. A 19-year-old female was sent to me to evaluate hepatitis C. ... Hepatitis C was not the immediate medical priority here. I felt that I was facing an individual who inhabited an alternative universe from mine.
August 2020

Misguided morals are making Americans sick

Many are also infected with hepatitis C, a virus that can lead to cirrhosis and liver cancer. ... We know exactly how to prevent HIV, hepatitis C, and chlamydia, and how to treat them.
August 2020

Old Fangak, South Sudan, bedside ultrasound and other stuff

3. Abdominal pain in a person with known hepatitis B: Hepatitis B is unfortunately still quite common, and vaccination is not standard. ... One relatively young woman had been treated for hepatitis B but was having pain in her abdomen.
August 2020

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