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'I'm going to continue to tattoo': Calgary man disputes AHS shutdown linked to HIV risk

A Calgary man running a home-based “Discount Tattoo” shop has posted a YouTube video in response to what he called “haters” and “insane” comments after Alberta Health Services shut down his operation, and urged any clients to get tested for HIV and Hepatitis. 611 more words

Health

New Hepatitis C Combo On the Way

Another once-daily pill is on-track for approval by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of hepatitis C, adding to the growing number of treatment options for this life-threatening disease. 290 more words

Employer News

Clients of Calgary tattoo shop urged to get tested for HIV

CALGARY – Health officials are asking anyone who got a tattoo from a home-based operation called Discount Tattoo to get tested for viruses like Hepatitis and HIV. 440 more words

News

Travel Advisory: Notable Infections & Vaccinations

Living in the States, one thing I usually don’t think of is my need to get certain vaccinations. Prior to my arrival in the States eons ago, I was fully loaded with the latest in vaccinations. 1,348 more words

Women In Medicine

President Obama Proposes $1.1 Billion in New Funding for Prescription Opioid & Heroin Epidemic

By: Marcus J. Hopkins, Blogger

Last week, the Obama Administration announced that the President is proposing $1.1 billion in new funding to address the prescription opioid abuse and heroin use epidemic that is currently sweeping our nation’s rural and suburban areas. 765 more words

Idaho HIV, STD & Hepatitis Programs

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AIDS

Hep C nurse excited about new drug

A new drug to treat hepatitis C has Lesley Gallagher excited for patients’ futures.

“Anything that brings attention to hepatitis C today and stresses the importance of being diagnosed, being assessed, being aware, is really important,” said Gallagher, a treatment support nurse in Saskatoon and Vancouver. 254 more words

Saskatoon