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  • Oklahoma dental groups oppose oral surgery measure 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 3:13 pm
  • TULSA, Oklahoma - Some Oklahoma dental groups are opposing a bill in the state Legislature, proposed as a reaction to the case of an oral surgeon accused of maintaining filthy office conditions, that deals with training requirements for oral surgery dental assistants.

  • Illinois prisons to use costly hepatitis C drug 
    Updated: Apr-18-14 3:55 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois prison officials will be using an effective, but costly, new drug to treat inmates with hepatitis C, therapy that could cost tens of millions of dollars.

  • Senate panel takes up medical registry bill 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 12:49 pm
  • CONCORD, New Hampshire - Other states are eager to follow New Hampshire's lead in monitoring medical technicians like the one who stole drugs from Exeter Hospital and infected patients with hepatitis C, but the state can still do more to prevent future problems, according to a lawmaker who is planning additional legislation.

  • NC officials urge caution after Hepatitis A cases 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 4:04 am
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Officials at the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services are reminding residents to always take precautions when preparing food regardless of where they are.

  • More than 1,000 get hepatitis A shots in Charlotte 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 11:46 am
  • CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Health officials say more than 1,000 people have been given vaccinations against hepatitis A after an employee at a Charlotte pizza restaurant was hospitalized with the disease.

  • NY eatery patrons possibly exposed to hepatitis 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:11 am
  • NYACK, New York - Health officials say a waiter at a popular Rockland County restaurant may have exposed hundreds of patrons to hepatitis A.

  • 2nd round of hepatitis A clinics being held 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 5:58 am
  • HOPKINTON, New Hampshire - Hepatitis A vaccination clinics are being held as follow-ups to clinics last year during the New Hampshire Health Department's investigation into two cases of the disease in food service employees.

  • 1st lawsuit filed over hepatitis C outbreak in ND 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 12:41 pm
  • BISMARCK, North Dakota - Two people who contracted hepatitis C at a Minot nursing home last year have filed the first lawsuit stemming from the outbreak against the care facility linked to the potentially fatal illness, and the federal lawsuit eventually might cover all 44 victims.

  • Minot hepatitis victims' families want answers 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 11:49 am
  • MINOT, North Dakota - Family members of Minot residents who were part of one of the largest hepatitis C outbreaks in the country in recent memory are still searching for answers.

  • University gets $1M to research hepatitis B 
    Updated: Mar-26-14 5:08 am
  • ST. LOUIS - Saint Louis University researchers will use two grants worth a combined $1 million to help search for a cure for hepatitis B.