News from April 2016

April 22, 2016

Hundreds of mostly white (92.5%), female (52.4%) suburban heroin users treated at a Princeton House, a Princeton, NJ facility for heroin detoxification were also found to have the hepatitis C virus. The findings were first reported last fall at ID Week 2015 in San Diego, CA. one that noted that about 45% of injection drug …

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April 19, 2016

Hopewell resident Patty Phillips has endured not one but two bouts ofLyme disease in the past 30 years — though she wonders if perhaps her more current symptoms are related to her original case in 1984, which she says was misdiagnosed and mistreated. While she had a high fever and flu-like symptoms years ago, recently, …

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April 19, 2016

Volume 22, Number 5—May 2016 Eda Akyar, Kathleen H. Seneca, Serra Akyar, Neal Schofield, Mark P. Schwartz, and Ronald G. Nahass Author affiliations: ID Care, Hillsborough, New Jersey, USA (E. Akyar, K.H. Seneca, S. Akyar, R.G. Nahass); University Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey, USA (K.H. Seneca, N. Schofield, M.P. Schwartz, R.G. Nahass); Rutgers …

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April 19, 2016

Shingles, also known as zoster, is a painful rash that develops on one side of the face or body. Nearly one out of three people in the United States will develop shingles in their lifetime. It is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. After a person recovers from chickenpox, the virus stays inactive …

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