A West Hollywood woman is fighting her insurance company after she says it refused to cover the cost of an expensive drug she says would cure her of hepatitis C.
Viral Hepatitis is a common blood borne infection that slowly destroys the liver. A person can’t live without their liver, yet few know if they are even infected with one of the viruses.
The California Senate approved a plan Monday that would require the state to hand out condoms at adult prisons, despite a ban on having sex behind bars.
A new study shows that one in four Skid Row residents in downtown Los Angeles is infected with hepatitis C, more than 10 times the rate of the general population.
On Monday night, Manuel Sosa, 44, a Temple City man battling end-stage liver disease and Hepatitis C from a childhood blood transfusion, married his bride in an intimate ceremony.
Manny Sosa will be married Monday.
Los Angeles County health officials are urging the patients of a San Pedro health clinic to get tested for Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and HIV after a confirmed case of contamination.