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Boy Stabs Finger With Syringe Found In Pocket Of Christmas Gift

By | Mon, 12/30/2013 - 20:51

While trying on a sweater that he got as a Christmas gift, a 16-year-old boy in Washington reached into the pocket and pricked himself with a used syringe — one of two that were inside.

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OxyElite Pro Recall 2013: Hepatitis, Liver Failure Cited In HHS Probe

By | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 17:25

All OxyElite Pro weight loss supplements are being recalled and destroyed, the FDA said in a press release.

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Bishop Exposes Churchgoers To Hepatitis A

By | Sat, 10/26/2013 - 18:11

Bishop John Folda participated in communion just days after contracting hepatitis A, exposing parishioners in three North Dakota towns to the virus.

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OxyElite Pro, Fat Burning Supplement, Linked To 29 Hepatitis Cases

By | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 09:34

OxyElite Pro, a fat burning supplement, has been linked to 29 cases of non-viral hepatitis in Hawaii.

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New Syringe Remembers If It Has Been Used By Someone Else

By | Sun, 09/08/2013 - 19:14

The ABC syringe could prevent 700,000 blood-borne infections and save $130 million in medical costs, developers say.

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New Liver Disease Test Provided By Glowing Proteins From Eels

By | Thu, 06/13/2013 - 12:01

A new fluorescent protein from unagi eels, commonly found in sushi, is the basis for a revolutionary liver disease test.

Multi-state hepatitis A outbreak linked to berries from Costco

Hepatitis A Outbreak Reported In 5 States: What The FDA Wants You To Know [VIDEO]

By | Sat, 06/01/2013 - 14:10

The FDA is investigating an outbreak of hepatitis A linked to a frozen organic berry mix sold by an Oregon company. Here's a guide on what you need to know to keep yourself safe.

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Raw Oyster Pasteurization Cuts Viral Food Poisoning Risk

By | Tue, 04/30/2013 - 18:20

A new study suggests that electron beam pasteurization can increase the safety of eating raw oysters by killing pathogenic noroviruses and hepatitis A.

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Dentist Scott Harrington Patient Update: More Positive Hepatitis Diagnoses Reported

By | Fri, 04/26/2013 - 12:02

After a dentist in the Tulsa area was not properly sterilizing tools between patients, people are learning that they may have gotten more than a bill.

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Mexico Lifts Ban on Blood Donations From Gay Men

By | Thu, 12/27/2012 - 14:00

This week, Mexico will become the first country in North America to lift the ban on blood donations from gay and bisexual men.

David Kwiatkowski, a former lab technician at Exeter, N.H., Hospital, is suspected of infecting at least 31 patients with hepatitis C.

Accused Hepatitis C "Serial Infector" Pleads Not Guilty in Court

By | Tue, 12/04/2012 - 12:47

A hospital technician who allegedly stole drugs and infected patients with hepatitis C through contaminated syringes has pleaded not guilty to the charges in a federal court.

Hepatitis Hits More Than 1,000 Refugees in South Sudan: UNHCR

By | Fri, 11/09/2012 - 09:32

An outbreak of hepatitis E has infected at least 1,050 Sudanese refugees in South Sudan, killing 26 and threatening to spread further among people still arriving in crowded camps.

Hepatitis Outbreak Kills 16 in South Sudan Refugee Camps

By | Fri, 09/14/2012 - 10:11

An outbreak of the Hepatitis E virus has killed 16 people in three South Sudanese refugee camps near the volatile border with Sudan.