A woman from Longmont has been cured of Hepatitis C during her participation in a clinical trial testing an expensive new drug.
Accusations of botched treatment of a military veteran have drawn the attention of Sen. Michael Bennet, who has asked for an investigation into the vet’s care while at a Colorado VA facility.
A new medical breakthrough for patients with Hepatitis C may be too expensive.
A Colorado hospital has notified hundreds of people that they may have been exposed to hepatitis C.
Thousands of people will gather this Sunday in Washington Park for the annual “Donor Dash.” Among them will be a man from Northglenn who is nearly 2 years out from a liver transplant.
Officials at the San Luis Valley Medical Center in Alamosa are contacting 64 patients who had a colonoscopy over the past month.
State health officials say three people may have been infected by a Colorado dentist accused of reusing syringes and needles to administer drugs to some of his patients over more than a decade, but it’s impossible to say for sure.
The state health department is warning patients of Dr. Stephen Stein they need to get tested for HIV and hepatitis after it says the dentist re-used syringes and needles from one patient to another.
It’s a simple blood test for a disease that’s a silent killer, but a test few people have done. And, as CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports, baby boomers are the group targeted for testing.
A man who contracted hepatitis C in the Kristen Parker case is suing his anesthesiologist.