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.
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.
A lawsuit filed Monday in the Kristen Parker case accuses an anesthesiologist with negligence that resulted in four patients being infected with hepatitis C.
A federal appeals court has rejected a request to reduce the sentence for a former surgery tech who infected patients with Hepatitis C.
Kristen Parker, a former hospital surgery technician who stole painkillers and infected more than a dozen patients with hepatitis, has asked a panel of judges to overturn her sentence.