Hepatitis

Obamacare supporters celebrate the Supreme Court ruling on the Affordable Health Act on June 28, 2012 in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. (Credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

ObamaCare 101: Separating Fact From Fiction

What does ObamaCare mean for you? The more you understand, the better you’ll fare.

02/28/2013

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Mom Breastfeeds Wrong Baby After Mixup At Hospital

Babies switched for breastfeeding need to then undergo HIV, hepatitis and other tests.

12/18/2012

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Are Kindergarten Kids Getting Their Vaccines?

Federal immunization goals remain unmet, the CDC says.

08/27/2012

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Tainted Tattoo Ink Behind Widespread Infections

An outbreak of infected tattoos has led to an unlikely source: the ink. With the growing popularity of tattoos, health officials say they are seeing more cases of a nasty skin infection caused by a common bacteria traced to the ink. In the largest outbreak, 19 people in Rochester, N.Y., ended up with bubbly rashes on their new tattoos, researchers reported Wednesday.

CBS Seattle–08/23/2012

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CDC: All Baby Boomers Should Get Screened For Hepatitis C

One in 30 baby boomers has been infected with hepatitis C, and most have no clue.

08/20/2012

Incurable Gonorrhea Threat Forces Drug Change

Gonorrhea just got a little more painful to treat, but at least it’s still treatable.

08/13/2012

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Family Claims Daughter Pierced By Bloody Syringe In Washington Hotel Bed

A family claims their daughter was pierced by a bloody syringe that was left in a hotel bed.

06/06/2012

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