Hepatitis C

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Health: A Local War Veteran’s New Lease On Life

New hope for Vietnam veterans who have higher rates of Hepatitis C, and millions of others who suffer from the illness.

11/11/2014

(David Kwiatkowski.  File photo)

Temple University Hospital Offers Hepatitis C Screening To 312 Patients

Temple University Hospital is offering free hepatitis C testing to 312 patients after a temporary medical technician was charged with causing an outbreak of the virus in New Hampshire.

08/07/2012

Local Doctor Talks About World Hepatitis Day

Saturday is World Hepatitis Day focusing on viruses that affect several million people in the U.S.

07/28/2012

(David Kwiatkowski.  File photo)

Medical Worker Tied To Hepatitis C Outbreak Briefly Worked At Temple Hospital

Health officials say a medical technician accused of infecting patients in New Hampshire with hepatitis C worked two temporary assignments in Pennsylvania.

07/26/2012

Hepatitis C Surpasses AIDS As Killer, Hitting Baby-Boom Generations Hardest

A new study indicates that one in every 33 baby boomers has the hepatitis C virus, and many don’t even know they have this liver destroying disease.

02/21/2012

Health Watch: World Hepatitis Day

In 1992, doctors diagnosed Eric Neikrug with hepatitis C after decades of slightly elevated liver enzymes and increased exhaustion. Now there’s new hope.

07/28/2011

Good News About A Bad Enzyme

The enzyme dgat1, just discovered, is necessary for a serious liver infection called hepatitis c to become aggressive but researchers believe medication may help.

10/13/2010

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