LA County Health Officials Probe Hepatitis C Outbreak Linked to ClinicLos Angeles County health officials said Monday six cases of hepatitis C have been linked to a Mid-City medical clinic, and hundreds of patients who were treated at the facility are being urged to get tested.
Why Hepatitis C Is Often Called 'The Silent Killer'Every year, 20,000 Americans die from Hepatitis C and another 20,000 are diagnosed with it.
West Hollywood Woman Sues Insurance Over Company's Alleged Refusal To Pay For DrugA 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.
Clinics To Offer Free Blood Tests During Hepatitis Awareness MonthViral 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.
Calif. Senate OKs Condoms For Prison InmatesThe 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.
Study: 1 In 4 Skid Row Residents Is Infected With Hepatitis CA 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.
Terminally Ill Man Marries His Bride In A Wedding WishOn 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.
Man Refuses To Allow Deadly Disease To Keep Him From The AltarManny Sosa will be married Monday.
San Pedro Clinic Patients Told To Check For Hepatitis, HIVLos 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.