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firstname.lastname@example.orgA 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...
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email@example.comA Fulton County, Pa., man with hepatitis C and his wife are suing Urology Associates of Chambersburg over the practice's reuse of prostate biopsy needles. The lawsuit filed in the Franklin County (Pa.) Court of Common Pleas alleges that plaintiff Frank...
firstname.lastname@example.orgUrology Associates of Chambersburg recently sent letters to patients who underwent prostate biopsies informing them of needles being reused in the procedure. According to a copy of the letter obtained by The Herald-Mail, patients were advised to have...
In 1988, I became extremely ill. I had many tests, saw many doctors and was given various medicines. Some caused allergic reactions. Through it all, I remained sick — and actually became worse. Eventually, I was diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis,...
The Hartford CourantResearchers need to work harder to screen high-risk populations for people who are infected with both HIV and hepatitis C, say the authors of a new Yale University study on the incidence of co-infection in the New Haven area. The study, published Tuesday...
For some babies, the liquid is life saving. Now more will be able to receive human breast milk when the area's first milk depot — a place where nursing moms can drop off donated breast milk for other women's infants — opens Tuesday at...
Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means many people are living with the disease and not...
Tribune reporterAbbVie said Monday that its new hepatitis C drug regimen has been given a breakthrough therapy designation by the Food and Drug Administration, putting it on the fast track for potential approval in the United States. A breakthrough therapy...
Tribune staff reporterIn its first quarter as an independent, publicly traded company, AbbVie Inc. said net income rose 9.6 percent, to $968 million, or 60 cents a share, from $883 million, or 56 cents a share, a year earlier when the company was still a part of Abbott...
• Joyce, James City County: Great story on Kurt Beach's cure from hepatitis C and Dr. Stravitz's part in it. I contracted autoimmune hepatitis in 1988 and later developed primary biliary cirrhosis. I received a life-saving liver transplant in 1997,...
A Nevada jury awarded $500 million in punitive damages in a closely watched case against two affiliates of UnitedHealth Group stemming from a hepatitis C outbreak in the state, according to a spokeswoman for a law firm in the case. The case involves...
In 2009, Congress passed legislation reversing the decades-old ban on the use of federal funding for syringe exchange but, for unclear reasons, in late 2011, it reversed this decision, again withholding federal funding from programs that provide drug...
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