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Murder charges were dropped this week against a 71-year-old Burbank man after officials determined that his wife was not the victim of a homicide, but instead died of a liver disease. Joseph Robert Brancato had been charged with murder after allegedly...
firstname.lastname@example.orgGeraldine Andrews had no idea last year at this time what she was in for in the months to come. She worked as a hair stylist and enjoyed tight-knit relationships with her husband, two daughters and four grandchildren. Then, in August, Andrews, 58, of...
Half of all patients who have tested positive for hepatitis C have not had follow-up testing to see if they are still infected, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That means many people are living with the disease and not...
Daily American Staff WriterAfter spending decades working in the deep coal mines in Somerset County, Johnny Fritz began driving truck for Pile's Concrete Production Co. of Friedens in 2005. The Somerset County native had no way of anticipating that two years later he would drive...
Two antiviral drugs used to treat hepatitis C appear to work as well in the real world as they did during clinical trials, an international research consortium has observed. The consortium also released data that may help inform how doctors and patients...
Gun control advocates are traitors To the editor: We the people must defend and protect ourselves, family and our country. Whenever a country thinks it is not vulnerable to attack, attack is imminent. Attack may come from within. Remember an overheard...
Dear Pharmacist: I heard you recommend a drug called Lactulose as a laxative, but you said it helped with brain fog too. How can it work at both ends? — J.C., Decatur, Ill. Dear J.C.: It's true. The prescription medication called Lactulose is...
email@example.comHer strength and energy have diminished and her symptoms have become more pronounced. But that hasn't stopped Judy Kinzer Ramer from hanging tough in the biggest fight of her life. She needs a new liver. There is no whining, no complaining, no self-...
Experts agree that the very state of your health may well reflect the health of your liver; therefore if you want to be healthy, it is prudent that certain attention be given to this all important “detoxifying organ.” The liver, the...
Channel 2 NewsThis week Alaskans joined the Great American Spit Out, a nationwide campaign committed to quitting smokeless tobacco. The Spit Out is part of Through With Chew Week, a smokeless tobacco-cessation effort running from Feb. 17-23. Tobacco users are...
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Billie Holiday was many things — songwriter, vocalist, poet, a woman whose jazz-influenced vocals forever changed the way singers interpret the American songbook. But for the actress Alexis J. Rogers, the singer also known as Lady Day is nothing...
A diagnosis of hepatitis C — a stubborn virus that is a common cause of chronic liver disease — can be devastating. In 2007, it passed HIV/AIDS in annual deaths, with more than 17,000 annually, according to the Centers for Disease Control...
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