County drafting hep C plan to submit to commissioners

County drafting hep C plan to submit to commissioners
By Carol Johnson cjohnson@tmnews.com; Updated 6 hrs ago; 0. BEDFORD — The Lawrence County Health Department is creating a plan to submit to the State Department of Health in response to the hepatitis C epidemic it declared earlier this month.
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Wyoming will eventually benefit from medical marijuana
Pot has been shown to decrease anxiety, slow the progression of Alzheimer' disease and ease the pain of multiple sclerosis. Medical marijuana lessens side effects from treating hepatitis C and increases treatment effectiveness, helps reverse the …
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Erie County's hepatitis C numbers declined in 2015
ERIE, Pa. — Local cases of chronic hepatitis C declined significantly in 2015, and health officials said new medical treatments could be the reason. One hundred four cases of the viral liver infection were reported to the Erie County Department of …
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Earlier HCV treatment improves cost effectiveness of care
Treating hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection at early stages of fibrosis not only improves health outcomes but is cost-effective, according to a new study. “Our analysis indicates that treating hepatitis C early averts advanced liver disease (liver …
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FDA Approves Merck's Zepatier To Treat Chronic Hepatitis C Genotypes 1 And 4
The approval of ZEPATIER is a testament to Merck's unwavering commitment to improving therapy for patients with hepatitis C virus infection, and we are eager to bring this innovation to patients and physicians in the United States.” ZEPATIER was …
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Cipla Launches Hepcvir-L For HepC Genotype 1 Patients
To create awareness among the population and to cater to existing patients, Cipla has launched a patient support program called ACT-C (A=Awareness, C= Counselling, T = Treatment of hepatitis –C). The initiative aims to create awareness of hepatitis C …
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