More people test positive for Hepatitis C after exposure at Ogden hospital

More people test positive for Hepatitis C after exposure at Ogden hospital OGDEN, Utah — Two months after the Utah Department of Health launched its initial investigation, more people are testing positive for Hepatitis C. Letters were sent out to … Continue reading

AAFP NRN Helps CDC Develop Hepatitis C Counseling, Testing Guide

AAFP NRN Helps CDC Develop Hepatitis C Counseling, Testing Guide That's why in August 2012, the CDC recommended(www.cdc.gov) that adults born between 1945 and 1965 be offered a one-time test for hepatitis C virus (HCV) regardless of their specific risk … Continue reading

Hillsborough doctor sees Hepatitis C link to heroin use

Hillsborough doctor sees Hepatitis C link to heroin use Kathleen Seneca, an ID Care nurse practitioner, and Nahass started evaluating each patient who tested positive for Hepatitis C. He said the patients were provided with information, counseling, and an understanding … Continue reading

White House Is Pressed to Help Widen Access to Hepatitis C Drugs via Medicaid

White House Is Pressed to Help Widen Access to Hepatitis C Drugs via Medicaid WASHINGTON — Federal and state Medicaid officials should widen access to prescription drugs that could cure tens of thousands of people with hepatitis C, including medications … Continue reading