Hepatitis C

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Hepatitis C Screening

It’s never easy to learn you have a chronic condition, but it’s important to know if there is potential to control that condition or even begin early treatment.


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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.


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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.


Local Doctor Talks About World Hepatitis Day

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


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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.


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.


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.


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.