Hep A Prevention

LifeGuide Food for Thought Hepatitis A prevention efforts spark controversy by Larry Buhl The hepatitis C virus gets a lot of attention, and rightly so, because it can...

Don’t Fear the Treatment

HCV advocate, author & nurse Lucinda Porter offers perspectives on care by Larry Buhl Lucinda Porter, RN, understands viral hepatitis from both sides: as a healthcare practitioner and...

Right Around the Corner

New meds offer hope for interferon-free regimen by Larry Buhl LifeGuide In the past year several protease inhibitors were introduced for chronic hepatitis C, marking a...

African Americans & HCV

"Race" Matters Researchers study disparities when it comes to African Americans & HCV by Larry Buhl               A growing number of clinicians and researchers want the African-American community...

Step Up

LifeGuide HCV testing targets baseball lovers by Larry Buhl This summer a pilot program was launched to raise awareness of the importance of testing for the hepatitis...

Do One Thing

With new, game-changing hepatitis C meds available or in the pipeline, an emerging issue is how to find at-risk patients, get them screened and...

Coffee & HCV

Coffee Talk Two studies shed light on HCV prevention & treatment by Larry Buhl A study on the long-term infectiousness of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) has...

Videoconferencing & HCV Care

Appointment Viewing Can videoconferencing improve outcomes for hep C patients who have used IV drugs? by Larry Buhl Thanks to a $7 million grant from the Patient-Centered...

Hep C & the War on Drugs

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl The War on Common Sense A new report advocates decriminalizing drug use to reduce Hep C The so-called “war on drugs” is...

Starting the Conversation

HEPCredefined.com provides a portal for learning about HCV Hep Talk by Larry Buhl It’s been said that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a silent killer,...

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Nancy Ledins: Advocate

Unwanted hair is a drag, especially when it propagates on the upper lip of a classy woman like myself. A moustache I don’t need!...