Hepatitis C

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Advocacy Group: Inmates Denied Hepatitis C Treatment

A prisoners’ rights group has sued the state prisons department, alleging it is withholding treatment for inmates with hepatitis C.

06/16/2015

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3 Million Americans Affected By ‘Silent Disease’

June 13, 2015 If you were born between 1945 and 1965, heads up! We have some important information you should now about. You are at a greater risk of contracting chronic hepatitis c. This silent […]

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Tests Every Baby Boomer Needs

As baby boomers get older, It is as important as ever to stay healthy to ensure a high quality of life.

12/10/2014

David Kwiatkowski

NH Hospital Tech Sentenced To 39 Years For Infecting Patients With Hepatitis C

A traveling medical technician was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison for stealing painkillers and infecting dozens of patients in four states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes.

12/02/2013

Exeter Hospital. (WBZ-TV)

Exeter, NH Hospital Sues Man For Hepatitis C Outbreak

The New Hampshire hospital that underwent a hepatitis C outbreak last year is suing the traveling technician charged with infecting the patients and the organizations that it says had a role in getting him to work there.

11/23/2013

David Kwiatkowski

NH Tech Pleads Guilty To Infecting Patients With Hepatitis C

David Kwiatkowski will now likely spend 30 to 40 years in prison when he is sentenced later this year.

08/14/2013

David Kwiatkowski

NH Hospital Tech To Plead Guilty In Hepatitis C Health Scare

Court documents obtained by WBZ-TV show that David Kwiatkowski will plead guilty in the nationwide Hepatitis C health scare.

08/13/2013

David Matthew Kwiatkowski.

Kwiatkowski Set To Plead Guilty In Hepatitis C Outbreak Case

A hospital technician accused of causing a multi-state outbreak of hepatitis C last year is set to plead guilty in New Hampshire federal court in exchange for a prison term of 30 to 40 years.

08/12/2013

David Kwiatkowski

Hep C Cases Linked To NH Hospital Worker Rise

Five more people have been diagnosed with the same strain of hepatitis C a former traveling hospital worker is accused of spreading through tainted needles. The total is now 44 in four states.

12/21/2012

Exeter Hospital. (WBZ-TV)

NH Hospital Keeps Medicare Funding Despite Outbreak

Exeter Hospital is no longer in danger of losing its Medicare funding following a hepatitis C outbreak.

12/07/2012

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