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Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents

...can't happen. I don't have a choice."Risk factors cited by her father - including complications from her HIV and hepatitis C diagnoses - were worth facing, Kitzler said.In ruling in her favor, the judge said he recognized she had suffered...
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Health care spending to accelerate, US report says

...expensive new drugs that can cure hepatitis C are boosting spending on medications...percent, according to the report. Hepatitis C is a viral infection that gradually...rebates from the manufacturers of hepatitis C drugs.But the other big factors...
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$1,000-per-pill drug overtaken by pricier successor

...doctors.The new leading pill for hepatitis C is more expensive, and the number...pill.The fast-paced changes in hepatitis C treatment are being watched closely...cholesterol-lowering drug awaiting approval. More hepatitis C drugs are also headed to market...
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Alaskans taking risks with sex

...born between 1945 and 1965, she recommends a one-time Hepatitis C screening as well."It's a really quick appointment...long, full lives. There is also now a treatment for Hepatitis C that can cure it and has very few side effects, so Ferguson...
Condoms shouldn't be locked up in stores

...big problem. If it's not teen pregnancies, then it's rampant cases of STDS (i.e., human papilloma virus, hepatitis C, genital warts, chlamydia and HIV). People are going to have sex, and last I checked, it's not something that...
A reason for thanks

...working as it should. Cirrhosis sometimes is caused by alcoholism, but not in Bigelow's case - he doesn't drink. Hepatitis C tests also came back negative, he said. Bigelow was walking around the hospital two days after the transplant, but...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...benefits for VPSOs. It provides part of the administration's request for extra money to fight a rise in tuberculosis and hepatitis C and part of a requested increase for Head Start. Knowles left alone language in the operating budget saying state money...
Alaska Medicaid decision puts veterans at risk

...important medications used to treat Hepatitis C (HCV) has placed many veterans...treating HCV veterans who suffer from Hepatitis C at a rate that is disproportionately...leading cause of liver transplants. Hepatitis C can lead to liver failure, cancer...
Chasing history

...state semifinals in 2004 but tragedy struck when Richey died in March of 2005 after a prolonged battle with cancer and hepatitis C, which he contracted during a bone marrow transplant in 1989. "He was an amazing man," JDHS activities director...
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Questions about pot a 2009 law review article that reputable studies released in the past few years showed that patients with AIDS and hepatitis C experienced reduced pain and nausea and were better able to tolerate traditional treatment as a result of smoking marijuana...


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