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History, health and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

A few other medical digs include mention of Jackson's hepatitis, acquired on "the battlefield," as he explains to his admirers, syphilis, a killer of Indians and, consistent with the
June 2020

New meningitis vaccine, hepatitis C drug approved

Combined ledipasvir and sofosbuvir (Harvoni) to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection.
January 2015

QD: News Every Day--NQF endorses 14 infectious disease quality measures

0395: Paired Measure: Hepatitis C ribonucleic acid (RNA) testing before initiating treatment (paired with 0396) (AMA-PCPI). ... 0398: Hepatitis C: HCV RNA testing at no greater than week 12 of treatment (AMA-PCPI).
June 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

Easy ways to reduce cancer risk

Implementing widespread infant and childhood immunization programs targeting two viruses: Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Hepatitis B. ... Hepatitis C does not yet have a vaccine but early detection and treatment can prevent liver cancer.
June 2020

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.
June 2020

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.
June 2020

Why should we care about conflicts of interest in medicine?

In the last few years we have seen major changes in the way we treat hepatitis C and elevated cholesterol levels. ... Guidelines released in 2015 for the treatment of hepatitis C, a chronic liver disease caused by a blood borne virus, suggested that we
June 2020

Mystery symptom of itchiness during pregnancy could indicate a dangerous liver problem

However, North American born women in the U.S. have also been affected as well as women with Hepatitis C.
June 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.
June 2020

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