Hepatitis C

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L.I. Hospital: Reused Insulin Pen Part May Mean Hepatitis, HIV Risk For Patients

The South Nassau Communities Hospital has advised that some patients who received injections from an insulin pen should get tested for hepatitis and HIV.


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Study Shows Soaring STD Rates In Many Areas Of New York City

A study by the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene has found that large parts of the city are plagued with soaring rates for multiple STDs – including HIV/AIDS.


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City-Wide Effort Launched To Promote Hepatitis C Testing

Former Mets pitcher John Franco told WCBS 880 he realized as a baby-boomer with a tattoo, he ought to get tested for Hepatitis C. He is a part of the “Find Hep C” effort to raise awareness.


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Connecticut Doctor Accused Of Insider Trading In Manhattan

An Ivy League-trained physician who became a health care investment analyst surrendered Wednesday on charges that accuse him of evading $30 million in losses.


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Hepatitis C On Long Island a ‘Silent Epidemic’

A new study shows seven out of ten Long Islanders with Hepatitis C don’t even know they are infected.