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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.
September 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.
September 2019

Poop wars and the commercialization of fecal transplant

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

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.
September 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

New CDC testing recommendations for Hep B

The CDC just issued new testing recommendations for chronic Hep B virus infection, which affects more than 1 million in the U.S. In additio...
September 2019

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.
September 2019

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