Hepatitis C

Rodger Holmes (credit: CBS)

‘Lots Of Things Went Wrong': Vet’s Treatment Draws Senator’s Scrutiny

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.

12/18/2014

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Breakthrough Drug For Treating Hepatitis C Is Too Pricey For Patients

A new medical breakthrough for patients with Hepatitis C may be too expensive.

04/14/2014

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Patients Possibly Exposed To Hepatitis C At Poudre Valley Hospital

A Colorado hospital has notified hundreds of people that they may have been exposed to hepatitis C.

12/30/2013

The Pinkney family talks with Dr. Igal Kam (credit: CBS)

Transplant Patient Uses ‘Donor Dash’ To Encourage Organ Donations

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.

07/16/2013

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San Luis Valley Medical Center Warns Colonoscopy Patients

Officials at the San Luis Valley Medical Center in Alamosa are contacting 64 patients who had a colonoscopy over the past month.

08/20/2012

Stephen Stein (credit: drstephenstein.com)

Dentist May Have Infected 3 Patients With Potentially Deadly Diseases

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.

08/01/2012

Stephen Stein (credit: drstephenstein.com)

State Health Officials Warn Dentist Reused Syringes, Needles

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.

07/12/2012

Dr. Dave Hnida (credit: CBS)

The New Blood Test Every Baby Boomer Should Have

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.

05/18/2012

Former hospital scrub technician Kristen Parker was sentenced to 30 years in prison. She pleaded guilty to stealing drugs, injecting herself and then using the dirty needles on patients. Parker infected bout 35 people with Hepatitis C. (credit: CBS)

Former Marine Suing Anesthesiologist After Contracting Hepatitis C

A man who contracted hepatitis C in the Kristen Parker case is suing his anesthesiologist.

11/26/2011

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Children At Fort Collins Clinic Need To Be Tested After Syringe Mix-Up

Parents whose children got flu shots at a clinic in Fort Collins are being told their children should be tested for blood borne illnesses after an employee at the clinic mistakenly re-used syringes of medicine.

04/13/2011

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