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The Pennsylvania law increases penalties for spitting on a police officer and committing actions that could transmit HIV, hep B and more.
Hepatitis C screening orders jumped to 80% when doctors didn’t have to click to opt-in for patient screenings, a Penn Medicine study found.
The source of the hepatitis A outbreak hasn’t been confirmed, but officials are looking into at least 12 other related cases. [VIDEO]
Rachel Levine, MD, currently leads Pennsylvania’s health department and its response to COVID-19.
The center will study heroin, prescription painkillers and other drugs in order to develop new treatments for addiction.
Abu-Jamal spent years fighting for access to hepatitis C treatment in prison.
It’s the 24th state to declare an outbreak since mid-2016.
The rebranding reflects expanded services, including a medical clinic and a focus on STIs and hepatitis.
After more than two years of legal battles with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Mumia Abu-Jamal will begin HCV treatment.
Two past attempts at legalizing the distribution of clean needles for drug users have failed. Will this time be different?
The incarcerated activist and journalist sued the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections over his medical care more than two years ago.
Starting in April, Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force and Prevention Point Pittsburgh will offer testing, treatment and harm reduction services.
Jailed activist and journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal sued Pennsylvania prison officials in 2015, alleging neglect over his medical condition.
The facility is accused of failing to report drug thefts by a now-convicted radiology technician who went on to infect 46 people with HCV.
The $13 million, six-month program is expected to aid hundreds of low-income people over 65 years old.
Right now, the organization is considered to be at the forefront of a renewed interest in hep B research.
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