hepatitis C

MEDICAL BREAKTHROUGHS: Some surgeries cancelled amid COVID-9 + Hepatitis-C infections + Depression & Pregnancy

New research estimates more than 28-million elective surgeries worldwide will be cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The study in the British Journal of Surgery estimates more than 6-million orthopedic surgeries and more than 2-million cancer surgeries will be affected worldwide. New CDC research finds a high prevalence of Hepatitis-C infections among emergency room patients who don’t know they have…

Group in Prattville Working to Fight the Spread of HIV and Hepatitis C

A group in Prattville wants to raise awareness for the prevention of HIV and Hepatitis C in Alabama. A non-profit group called Medical Advocacy and Outreach sponsored the 2nd annual Breaking Barriers Summit. The purpose of the two-day summit is to increase knowledge of HIV and Hepatitis C through care and prevention in rural communities. A wide variety of people are…