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Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means many people are living with the disease and not...
Dozens of Oklahoma dental patients have been diagnosed with hepatitis C and at least one case of HIV, state health officials said Thursday, four weeks after finding a multitude of health code violations, including rusty tools, at a dental practice in...
As many as 7,000 dental patients in Oklahoma are being urged to take blood tests for hepatitis or the virus that causes AIDS after health officials said they discovered that instruments in a local practice were not properly cleaned. The warning of...
Hundreds of dental patients in Tulsa were screened for hepatitis and HIV on Saturday at a special testing clinic for those who might have been exposed to disease by what authorities called the unsafe practices of a local dentist. More than 7,000 current...
Oklahoma health officials on Saturday begin testing dental patients in the Tulsa area for a variety of blood-borne viruses that cause hepatitis and AIDS, a precautionary measure to deal with what officials call the largest such incident in the state&...
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One key to launching a successful business is finding the right problem to solve. That's why so many entrepreneurs are inspired by problems they encounter themselves or that stymie their family and friends. The trick is not confusing an anecdote for a...
WASHINGTON – A nomadic medical technician who wandered in and out of hospital jobs from the desert Southwest to New England was indicted Thursday by a federal grand jury in connection with a Hepatitis C outbreak that infected more than 30 patients...
Tulsa WorldOne more former patient of Tulsa oral surgeon Dr. W. Scott Harrington has tested positive for hepatitis B, and officials say they're doing what they can to notify anyone else who might have been affected. That brings the total number of patients who...
The Hartford CourantResearchers need to work harder to screen high-risk populations for people who are infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, say the authors of a new Yale University study on the incidence of co-infection in the New Haven area. The study, published Tuesday...
Tulsa WorldOne more former patient of Tulsa oral surgeon Dr. W. Scott Harrington has tested positive for hepatitis C, bringing the total number of positive results to 70, and at least one more tested positive for HIV, according to the Tulsa City-County Health...
The Sacramento BeeLet's say you are living in the moment, feeling giddy -- a little tipsy, maybe -- and you decide to go for it. You decide to get that tattoo. Dr. Suzanne Kilmer has a warning for you: Think twice before acting. Not only do you face five times the risk...
Is Michigan’s law effective? The law has become more specific giving more definitions and clarifying explanations of its intent. The State has a list of approved diagnoses, which is to be expanded yearly, and conditions approved for the use of...
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