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A 12-week regimen of Harvoni is 90 percent effective in curing an infection with hepatitis C, doctors say. It also costs about $95,000.
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December 27, 2015 Effective treatments for hepatitis C cost as much as $95,000. Medicaid in many states, including Indiana, is mostly limiting the drugs' use to very advanced cases. ACLU of Indiana is suing the state.
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Surgeons at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis prepare to transplant a liver in 2010.
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August 14, 2014 Location, location, location too often trumps medical need, some doctors say. But another solution to making the distribution of scarce organs fairer worries some transplant surgeons and patients.
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Now Dr. Majilla Doyle's organ donors come to her.
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February 26, 2014 A regional transplant service built a centralized surgical center in St. Louis where organs are removed from donors. The approach has shaved hours from the time it takes to get organs to patients.
March 28, 2012 A new method of obtaining organs for transplantation has some in the medical community questioning whether donors are technically "dead." The controversy centers around how one defines "dead" — something that turns out to be pretty complicated.
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