| May 17, 2012
| 4:33 PM
The Orange County Health Department is recognizing May as National Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as National Hepatitis Testing Day. The intent of these annual observances is to raise awareness about the global impact of viral hepatitis and the...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 6:03 PM
A judge will make several key decisions in the coming weeks in a man’s lawsuit against Urology Associates of Chambersburg, which told patients last year it had reused prostate biopsy needles.
Franklin County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas Judge...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:45 PM
A silent killer is among us, no joke.
You could be walking around with hepatitis C, and not even know it.
We're not just talking about high risk people, such as IV drug users.
Baby boomers, those born between 1945 and 1965 could be at risk, one in 33...
| Feb 28, 2012
| 6:23 AM
PASADENA, Calif. (KTLA) -- A national non-profit organization helped give a Temple City couple their dream wedding on Monday.
Manny Sosa was abused so badly during childhood, he required a blood transfusion, which was later found to be tainted with a...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 1:51 AM
CALEXICO – Imperial Valley health care professionals learned about treatment and prevention of the hepatitis C virus, the most common bloodborne infection in the country, at a half-day program hosted at the Imperial Valley Medical Clinic on...
| Mar 11, 2012
Seven-baker-twenty-four unit turns at Mosher and rumbles past that stretch of Appleton Street where Gene Cassidy took two in the head for the company, the first one stealing his eyesight, the second lodging in his brain beyond the skill of a surgeon's...
| Mar 19, 2012
| 4:49 PM
Those who work in public safety consider themselves part of a brotherhood. But for the purposes of organ donation, a brother in blue may not be quite family enough, as Officer Gene Cassidy is finding out.
Cassidy was shot in the head 27 years ago in West...
| Mar 29, 2012
Three-time GRAMMY® award-winning recording artist and songwriter Jon Secada was in town to debut his new song "Your Voice Inside," in honor of his father, with a message that you can't be silent when faced with a silent disease.
Jon recently added his...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:42 AM
New statistics from the American Cancer Society show a slight decline in cancer death rates between 2004 and 2008, but a few types of cancer are on the rise.
Figures released last week, in Jan. 2012, show a drop in cancer death rates of 1.8 percent...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:05 PM
Hundreds of representatives from the public and private sector are in Orlando for an inaugural prescription drug abuse summit, which included keynote presentations Tuesday from the White House drug czar and a top U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration...
| Feb 21, 2012
| 9:18 AM
WASHINGTON (AP)— Deaths from liver-destroying hepatitis C are on the rise, and new data shows baby boomers especially should take heed — they are most at risk.
Federal health officials are considering whether anyone born between 1945 and 1965...