As NJ's heroin epidemic grows, potentially deadly hepatitis C spreads

As NJ's heroin epidemic grows, potentially deadly hepatitis C spreads The doctor stressed that hepatitis C should not be ignored. “Twenty to 30 percent of the people who get hepatitis C, over their lifetime, will end up with either cirrhosis, … Continue reading

Mayor's Budget Dedicates Funds To Battle Columbus Heroin Crisis

Mayor's Budget Dedicates Funds To Battle Columbus Heroin Crisis Columbus is the largest city in the state that doesn't have a needle exchange program. That's about to change after the city budgeted $ 280,000 to a program called SafePoint. It's … 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