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QD: News Every Day--Less than one-third of PCPs stock all adult vaccines

The 10 vaccines were hepatitis A; hepatitis B; human papillomavirus vaccine (HPV); combined measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR); meningococcal conjugate vaccine (MCV4); pneumococcal polysaccharide (PPSV23); tetanus diphtheria (Td); combined tetanus,
May 2020

New meningitis vaccine, hepatitis C drug approved

Combined ledipasvir and sofosbuvir (Harvoni) to treat chronic hepatitis C virus (HCV) genotype 1 infection.
January 2015

A new hope for hepatitis C infection

Hepatitis C is the leading indication for liver transplantation in the U.S. ... Sponge' Drug Shows Promise For Treating Hepatitis C (Shots, NPR's Health blog).
May 2020

Better treatment, low awareness for hepatitis C

The current state of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection in the U.S. ... Hepatitis C β€œis beating all others in going from untreatable to curable,” said John G.
July 2012

Easy ways to reduce cancer risk

Implementing widespread infant and childhood immunization programs targeting two viruses: Human papillomavirus (HPV) and Hepatitis B. ... Hepatitis C does not yet have a vaccine but early detection and treatment can prevent liver cancer.
May 2020

Should doctors lie for patients?

The second patient asked me to write a note that he was at risk for Hepatitis B so that he could get the vaccine for free. ... Writing the note would be easy, but claiming that he faced risk of Hepatitis B infection would require some prevarication.
May 2020

Dialing it up to 11

influenza, hepatitis C, and Ebola viruses.”.
May 2020

Teaching empathy in medicine, lessons from an IV drug abuser

I am proud of this vote. A 19-year-old female was sent to me to evaluate hepatitis C. ... Hepatitis C was not the immediate medical priority here. I felt that I was facing an individual who inhabited an alternative universe from mine.
May 2020

Hepatitis A outbreak linked to frozen berry and pomegranate mix

Patients typically recover completely without lasting damage to the liver. Unlike other forms of viral hepatitis, hepatitis A does not cause chronic infection. ... Hepatitis A victim shocked organic berries almost led to liver transplant (CBS News).
May 2020

Getting religion about vaccines

Irrespective of the lack of formal religious exemptions, when we speak with parents as physicians or public health officials, we need to be aware that 3 existing vaccines (hepatitis A, rubella,
May 2020

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