HCV Behind Bars: Part 2

LifeGuide HCV Behind Bars: Part II How one state grapples with hepatitis c in the correctional system by Larry Buhl In the August issue’s Hep Talk I covered...

Red Flags

LifeGuide African Americans face medical barriers to HCV treatment by Larry Buhl In the U.S. blacks are disproportionately infected with the hepatitis C virus (HCV), and...

HCV Institute

LifeGuide Mirror Image With a new institute for HCV, AAHIVM shows parallels between treating it and HIV by Larry Buhl More HIV providers are treating hepatitis C than...

Coffee, Pot

Can Caffeine and Cannabis Be Helpful for HCV and HIV? by Larry Buhl Doctors agree that lifestyle choices, such as food and substance intake, play a...

amfAR’s Opioid and Health Indicators Database

Big Data New amfAR database shows the extent of the opioid emergency by Larry Buhl In the wake of the dramatic 2015 outbreak of HIV and hepatitis...

Risky Business?

In February, Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, revealed that it told nearly 3,000 former surgery patients that they should get tested for hepatitis...

Direct-Acting Antivirals & HCV

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl Two Agents New direct-acting antivirals cross a major hurdle                       The Antiviral Drugs Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)...

Hepatitis & Local Prevention Funding Scarcity

Cash Crisis How a lack of local prevention dollars could lead to more viral hepatitis outbreaks by Larry Buhl A series of hepatitis A outbreaks has erupted...

One-Stop Hep C Care at Alameda Health

While potent new direct-acting antiviral (DAA) therapy has revolutionized treatment hepatitis C by shortening treatment and offering an actual cure, there has been one...

REALIZE Gets Real

Hep Talk Hepatitis C Antiviral Telaprevir Moves Closer to Approval by Larry Buhl Researchers in a recent Phase III study are encouraged by the results of a...

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