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Hepatitis C Drug Treatment

$50,000 Prisoner Prescription: Inmates Get Expensive Hepatitis C Treatment

Hepatitis C is one of the most common diseases and can carry a death sentence. The cost of fighting it runs into the tens-of-thousands of dollars. But with tight budgets there’s debate on whether prison inmates be given the most expensive, top-of-the-line medications?


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Folsom Women’s Facility Reopening As Prison For Low-Security Female Inmates

A Sacramento-area prison is reopening next week to house about 400 female inmates as part of a reorganization within the California prison system.