Hepatitis C

Blood type may predict and possibly prevent future health problems. (Source: CBS4)

FDA Suspends Local Blood Bank License After Inspection

Federal officials suspended the license of a local blood bank after an inspection revealed a series of violations that could “constitute a danger to health.”


Solvadi (Sources: Gliead Sciences, Inc.)

Breakthrough Hepatitis Drug Out Of Reach For Most

Doctors are calling a newly-approved drug a “ revolution” in treating the most common blood-borne infection in the United States. But patient advocates warn how those who need it may not be able to afford it.


(Source: AP)

CDC Proposes All Baby Boomers Get Tested For Hepatitis C

If you’re one of the millions of baby boomers born between 1945 and 1965, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention believes you should get a blood test to see if you are infected with Hepatitis C.


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Secada Lends Voice To Hepatitis Awareness Campaign

Three-time Grammy winner and Miami resident Jon Secada wishes his father hadn’t kept a secret about his health from him.


(Source: AP)

Fort Lauderdale Ranks Highest In Country For New HIV Cases

On the eve of “World AIDS Day” there is some sobering news for South Florida.



Head Of Miami VA Hospital Out Following Colonoscopy Scandal

The head of the Miami Veterans Administration hospital has been temporarily replaced in the wake of the scandal which potentially exposed patients to diseases due to improperly cleaned colonoscopy equipment.



Day Two Of Miami VA Colonoscopy Case

It’s day two in the case of a $30 million medical malpractice lawsuit filed against the Miami VA Healthcare Center in Miami federal court.



First Miami VA Colonoscopy Case Headed To Trial

The case of a $30 million medical malpractice lawsuit filed against the Miami VA Healthcare Center heads to Miami federal court Monday.