By Anthony Rivas | 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.
By John Ericson | Tue, 11/19/2013 - 17:25
All OxyElite Pro weight loss supplements are being recalled and destroyed, the FDA said in a press release.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | Wed, 10/09/2013 - 09:34
OxyElite Pro, a fat burning supplement, has been linked to 29 cases of non-viral hepatitis in Hawaii.
By John Ericson | 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.
By Nsikan Akpan | 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.
By Nadia-Elysse Harris | 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.
By Ashik Siddique | 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.
By Jonathan Weiss | 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.
By Christine Hsu | 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.
By Martin Grens | 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.
By Martin Grens | 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.