Bliss CARES announces new program to assist hardship patients

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ORLANDO l Bliss CARES announced a new eligibility card program to help patients experiencing financial hardships or individuals without insurance.

The eligibility card will allow the holder access to free healthcare services related to HIV, Hepatitis and STDs for one year. Services will include clinic visits, lab tests, mental health care counseling, vaccines, co-pays, medicine and care management.

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Tennessee Health officials: Dental patients should get hepatitis and HIV tests

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Memphis, Tenn. (AP) – Health officials in Tennessee say patients treated at a Memphis dental clinic should get tested for hepatitis B and C, and HIV after “breaches in infection control” may have put patients at risk for the diseases.

In a news release, the Shelby County Health Department strongly recommended the testing for patients of SPT Dental Clinic. Health officials say no specific infections have been linked to the clinic.

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Egyptian doctors disciplined over widely dismissed AIDS device

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Cairo (AP) – Egypt’s doctors union has referred four members to a disciplinary court for taking part in the army’s development of a widely mocked device said to cure AIDS and hepatitis C.

The military’s engineering wing unveiled the device in 2014, saying it could extract the viruses and turn them into “kofta,” or ground meat. The army’s claims were roundly dismissed by medical professionals.

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