HEPATITIS:
Most Parents Say Tsk, Tsk to Tattoos for Their Teens:
Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys a Safe Option for Transplant: Study:
Hepatitis-Infected Kidneys May Be Safe New Option for Transplant:
Liver Cancer a Big Threat to U.S., Other Developed Nations:
Hit Hard by Opioid Crisis, Appalachian States Expand Clean-Needle Programs:
Opioid Crisis Means More Newborns With Hepatitis C, But Few Get Tested:
U.S. Deaths From Infectious Diseases Decline, But Not Everywhere:
Surgeons Safely Transplant Kidneys From Donors With Hep C:
Boy Who Died 450 Years Ago Gives Clues to Hepatitis Research:
Lack of Awareness May Spur Spread of Hep C:
Tiny Opioid Victims: Addicted Moms-to-Be Transmit Hepatitis C:
Hepatitis C Screening May Boost Opioid Treatment Success: When people find out they have the infection, they're more likely to stay off drugs
Can Aspirin Stop Liver Cancer in Hepatitis B Patients?: Study from Taiwan finds link between aspirin use and reduced cancer risk
Hundreds Hospitalized in San Diego as Hepatitis A Outbreak Spreads: Drug users, the homeless most affected; county has launched vaccination effort
Vaccine Campaign in Poor Countries to Save 20 Million Lives: Program will also save $350 billion in health care costs by 2020, study says
Hep B Vaccine Should Be Given Sooner: Pediatricians Group: Shot should come within 24 hours of delivery, and not at first checkup
Researchers Grow Functioning Liver Tissue in Mice: If successful in people, it could ease shortage of transplant organs, MIT scientist says
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports: Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'
U.S. Liver Cancer Deaths Have Doubled Since 1980s: Study: It's now fifth-leading cause of cancer death in men and No. 8 among women
New Combo Pill Offers Hope to Hepatitis C Patients Who Fail Other Treatment: 3-drug mixture was nearly 100 percent effective in drug company trials
New Hepatitis C Infections Hit 15-Year High: CDC: Many stemmed from rising use of injected drugs linked to the current opioid epidemic, officials say
New Hepatitis C Treatments More Effective, Tolerable: FDA: Screening for the often-silent disease remains key, especially in baby boomers
A 2nd Life for Risky Kidney Transplants?: Doctors say they cleared hepatitis C in organ recipients, perhaps shortening transplant waits
High Rates of Hepatitis C in Pregnancy Mirror Opioid Epidemic: CDC: Rural counties seem hardest hit, researcher says
Infections More Common in People With Schizophrenia: Ills include HIV, hepatitis and the serious blood infection sepsis, study suggests