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  • About 88,000 U.S. deaths each year traced to alcohol use, study says

    About 88,000 U.S. deaths each year traced to alcohol use, study says
    Alcohol is responsible for about 88,000 deaths in the U.S. each year, according to a new government report on the toll of excessive drinking.
  • Letters: Paying big bucks to Big Pharma

    Re "Prices of new drugs tough to take," March 10 I understand the necessity for drug companies to recoup research and development costs. But in regard to a medication that can cure hepatitis C, a spokesman for the maker of one drug that costs about $1,...

    Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers

    Prices of new hepatitis C drugs are tough to swallow for insurers
    A pair of new drugs to treat hepatitis C offer a cure for millions of Americans afflicted with the disease — but at a potentially staggering cost to taxpayers and health plans. Until now, therapies for hepatitis C helped only about half of...

    Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died

    Fewer Americans are living with hepatitis C, because more have died
    The number of Americans who are infected with hepatitis C is falling, but that’s probably because more people who have been sickened by the virus are dying as a result, government researchers reported Monday. After analyzing data from thousands of...

    Egypt army criticized for claim of a device that cures AIDS

    Egypt army criticized for claim of a device that cures AIDS
    CAIRO — An Egyptian army doctor's recent announcement that the country's military had developed devices that could detect HIV and cure AIDS and hepatitis C has caused a furor of disbelief rather than praise. The physician, Maj. Gen. Ibrahim...