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Medical News Today: Benefits of the hepatitis B vaccine for newborns

There is no cure for hepatitis B infection, so doctors rely on vaccinations to help prevent it. Hepatitis B attacks the liver and may lead to life-threatening complications without treatment. Hepatitis B infection is a potentially serious condition. According to a new American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) policy, newborns should now get their first hepatitis… Read More »

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More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis

Health officials say more than 3,000 patients may have been exposed to HIV hepatitis B and hepatitis C.  (upenn.edu) The New Jersey Department of Health says more than 3,000 patients at a surgery center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Officials say patients who had procedures done at the HealthPlus… Read More »

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