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The Battle to Get Expensive Hep C Treatment in Prisons

The disease is common in prison populations but states face a catch-22: spend their entire medical budgets on newer drugs or use cheaper treatments that are less effective.
Alex Smith, KCUR
1.23.18
Meducation

Medicaid Leaves Many Hepatitis C Patients Behind

The price of treatment has dropped for everyone except the most vulnerable patients.
Sony Salzman
12.21.17
Unscrewing Ourselves

Hepatitis A, B, and C: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts

When it comes to STDs, it doesn’t get more confusing than hepatitis.
Eric Spitznagel
10.31.17
Asking for a friend

How Bad Is it to Make Yourself Puke After a Night of Drinking?

Your "friend" claims it's the only thing that'll prevent a hangover.
Christina Stiehl
6.7.17
Living With It

I Got Hepatitis C and Lost My Friends

It felt as if I had been propelled onto another planet, a desolate place with no landmarks.
Elizabeth Rains
5.10.17
Organ Donation

How Safe Is It to Get an Organ From an Overdose Victim?

Given the urgency of needing an organ, "safe" is a relative term.
Kelly Burch
3.2.17
Health

Your Love of Energy Drinks Could Give You Hepatitis

Energy drink enthusiasts will now be staying up all night worrying about the risk of catching hepatitis, too.
Alex Swerdloff
11.3.16
food poisoning

I Got Lunch at Whole Foods and Now I Need to Get Tested for Hepatitis

The Detroit Health Department recently announced it’s investigating a Whole Foods location over two cases of hepatitis linked its prepared food department.
Tom Perkins
10.26.16
tea

This Teenager Got Hepatitis from Drinking Green Tea

After drinking three cups of the tea a day, the 16-year-old was rushed to the A&E department of a Birmingham hospital with severe liver inflammation.
Phoebe Hurst
9.25.15
Internet

Why Research Chimps Were Abandoned in Liberia, According to Those Who Left Them

The New York Blood Center has responded to multiple cries for it to re-establish funding for the chimps it abandoned in Liberia by publishing a list of explanations.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.12.15
News

$150,000 Raised for Abandoned Research Chimps, But Will Only Last Six Months

The New York Blood Center maintains the chimps are not their responsibility.
Kaleigh Rogers
7.29.15
Modern Medicine

Smart, Self-Destructing Syringes Could Save Millions of Lives

The World Health Organization has called for the global use of single-use syringes by 2020.
Emiko Jozuka
7.15.15
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