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Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings today announced that it is offering the COBAS AmpliPrep/COBAS TaqMan HCV Test, v2.0. With enhanced sensitivity, this quantitative viral load assay for Hepatitis C virus enables more accurate assessments of response to antiviral therapy.
7 hrs ago | Health.com
The younger you are, the less likely you are to realize you are infected with HIV or receive treatment for it, a new study finds.
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Floridians can relax - at least about a strain of gonorrhea in the US that is supposedly worse than AIDS.
11 hrs ago | Reno Gazette-Journal
Federal health officials believe a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System started in 2011, but they did not check hospital records that show Legionella bacteria appeared nearly four years earlier, a Pittsburgh Tribune-Review investigation found.
11 hrs ago | USA Today
Federal health officials believe a fatal outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System started in 2011, but they did not check hospital records that show Legionella The Bellevue Hotel in Philadelphia, site of the July, 1976 Legionnaires' Disease outbreak, is shown in this Tuesday, July 16, 1996 file photo.
15 hrs ago | Visalia Times-Delta
Few things can ruin a vacation like getting too sick to enjoy your time off. Here are some steps you can take to stay well, or at least to be better prepared in case you or your travel mates start feeling puny.
19 hrs ago | SFGate
A federal judge on Monday is scheduled to consider whether an airborne fungus that occurs naturally in the San Joaquin Valley presents enough of a public health danger that thousands of vulnerable state prison inmates should be moved to other locations.
I applaud the Poughkeepsie Journal's interest in reporting on Lyme disease, a serious and sometimes long-lasting illness, in the article "Chronic Lyme disease: Is it real?," , However, I would like to clarify several points raised in the article.
Michelle Powell of Moneta is again living aspects of the life she had before a doctor injected contaminated medicine into her spine and she fell horribly ill last fall.
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that about 3 million Americans have hepatitis C, and of that population, most are baby boomers or people born from 1945-1965.
Fairfax County reported eight cases of West Nile virus last year. Of those cases, one person died.
The Centers for Disease Control is investigating 99 hepatitis A cases in eight western states including one in Santa Cruz County possibly linked to Townsend Farms Organic frozen berry pom mix popularly used in smoothies.
Health officials in Davidson, Knox and Shelby Counties have identified batches of mosquitoes testing positive for West Nile virus in 2013, and one human case of WNV has been reported in Tennessee so far this year.
Stand Up To Cancer announced June 13, that Mark Harmon star of "NCIS" is lending his support to SU2C and the Cancer Research Institute via a new PSA.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that at any given moment about a quarter of American adults are mentally ill and that over the course of their lifetimes about half of all Americans will develop at least one mental illness.
Oregonians must have paid attention when their mothers told them to eat their fruits and vegetables.