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  • Red Robin worker hepatitis A: Worker exposes thousands to Hep-A, vaccine shipped
    Red Robin worker hepatitis A: Worker exposes thousands to Hep-A, vaccine shipped
    “Red Robin… Yum,” as the slogan goes. Except in this case, “yuck” would be the more appropriate interjection, after news was released that an ill restaurant worker in Missouri may have exposed upwards of 5,000...
  • What you should know about hepatitis C
    What you need to know about hepatitis C
    There are five kinds of hepatitis: A, B, C, D, and E. This condition is caused by inflammation of the liver and is commonly caused by a virus. When it comes to Hepatitis C, it is commonly believed that the condition is rare but that is not so....
  • OxyElite Pro recall
    FDA recall: OxyElite Pro linked to liver failure
    A cluster of acute liver failure/non-viral hepatitis cases prompted the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to issue a recall of the dietary supplement OxyElite Pro. In a Nov. 19 press release, The FDA is urging consumers to immediately discontinue...
  • OxyElitePro
    FDA issues health advisory for OxyElite Pro due to possible link to liver damage
    The weightloss product OxyElite Pro and its makers USPlabs LLC of Dallas, Texas are currently under investigation by the FDA, CDC and the state of Hawaii's Department of Health for a possible link to liver damage after consuming the weightloss...
  • OxyElite Pro has been pulled off of shelves during investigation of possible liver damage
    Fat burning supplement OxyElite Pro linked to hepatitis cases in Hawaii
    The FDA has just issued a warning on a fat burning supplement called OxyElite Pro after 29 people in Hawaii were stricken with hepatitis, which is inflammation of the liver. According to USA Today on Oct. 8, one person has died and two people had...
  • Tibetans monks from the Karma Dupgyud Choeling Monastery parade in traditional robes to celebrate the end of a special puja (special prayer session) in Choglamsar, Ladakh, India
    Project to combat hepatitis B in Tibetans has been launched
    Hepatitis B, which has been found at high rates among Tibetans, can be a serious illness. Mayo Clinic writes that hepatitis B is a serious liver infection which is caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV). Hepatitis B infection can become a chronic...
  • Hepatitis
    Today is World Hepatitis Day
    Today is the sixth annual World Hepatitis Day. President Obama issued a press release calling this disease a silent epidemic, and urging people to break the silence and start talking about Hepatitis.The White House has further stated that the...
  • Hepatitis Awareness: know your risk
    Hepatitis Awareness: know your risk
    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) is leading a national education campaign initiative called Know More Hepatitis. The campaign aims to decrease the burden of chronic viral hepatitis by increasing awareness about this hidden epidemic and...
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    The five sisters of Hepatitis Awareness Month
    May is Hepatitis Awareness Month, another fact I get from subscribing to far too many newsletters from the Department of Health and Human Services.Hepatitis is one of those diseases that doesn't get much publicity. There are no Hepatitis Walks...
  • Dirty Dental Practice
    Dirty dentist update: Dozens of dental patients test positive for hepatitis, HIV
    An Oklahoma man who believes he contracted HIV from a dental practice that had rusty tools, expired medications and improperly sterilized instruments is now planning to sue, the Tulsa World reported April 20.Meanwhile, state health officials are...
  • Dentist may have spread HIV
    Seven Thousand dental patients may be at risk for hepatitis and HIV
    Today, ABC News is reporting that nearly 7,000 patients of Oklahoma dental surgeon,Dr. W. Scott Harrington, are being advised to get tested for Hepatitis and HIV, after officialslooking into the source of a patient's viruses discovered the...
  • Dental clinic
    Dentist 'a menace' who may have exposed thousands to HIV say health officials
    Oklahoma health officials are mailing notices Friday to 7,000 patients of Dr. W. Scott Harrington, urging them to seek medical screenings for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV after an investigation into his dental clinics prompted the state...
  • Rogue dentist: Hepatitis, HIV tests urged for 7000 dental patients
    Rogue dentist: Hepatitis, HIV tests urged for 7000 dental patients
    Because of a rogue dentist who has been practicing for 36 years, 7,000 dental patients are urged to get tested for hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and HIV as reported in the video below. Since health officials do not know who was a dental patient before...
  • Tattoo
    Are tattoos safe? Why getting inked may cause hepatitis, HIV, MRSA, etc.
    Tattoos used to be reserved for sailors, marines, convicts, deserters and indigenous tribes, but today tattoos are all the rage for men, women, and even teens. But, are tattoos safe?Permanent tattoos are created when a tattoo artist uses needles...
  • Inroads into the understanding of Hepatitis B
    Inroads into the understanding of Hepatitis B
    There are over 400 million people in the world who suffer from Hepatitis B. Research coming out of the A University of Colorado Boulder have found two “two prime targets” of Hepatitis B in liver cells. This finding may lead to...