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WNYC News

Medical Community Calls for More Hepatitis Awareness

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

WNYC

Experts are voicing support for a bill that would require New York City to issue an annual report on its efforts to stop the spread of hepatitis B and C, the leading causes of liver cancer.

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WNYC News

Lawmakers to NY Docs: Screen All Baby Boomers for Deadly Liver Disease

Monday, July 01, 2013

New York could become the first state to mandate that doctors make testing for hepatitis C, a deadly and widespread liver disease, a routine part of healthcare for baby boomers.

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The Takeaway

A Major Health Scare for Missouri Veterans

Thursday, July 01, 2010

A St. Louis veterans hospital may have infected thousands of its patients with HIV and hepatitis. The Department of Veterans Affairs mailed letters out to 1,812 veterans, warning them they may potentially be infected, because dental equipment "may not have been cleaned correctly" at the clinic at the John Cochran hospital.

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