B Alert

Researchers explore the dangers of hepatitis B and HIV coinfection by Larry Buhl New research suggests people with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection have twice...

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...

The Price of War

Cost of treatment and prevention in the war on viral hepatitis was the overriding theme of the first World Hepatitis Summit, which drew more...

ACA & HCV Care

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl Location, Location, Location How will the Affordable Care Act affect HCV care? In October, open enrollment for state-based health insurance marketplaces as...

VA’s Hep Crisis

The newest class of antiretroviral drugs has sparked a revolution in the treatment of hepatitis C, but for the Department of Veterans Affairs, this...

Be Smart

In an Effort to Prevent HCV, One Campaign Is Educating Youth on Body Art Risks by Larry Buhl In the U.S., an estimated thirty-six percent of...

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...

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...

Hep C & Adult Films

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl Hep X Does the porn industry have a hepatitis problem? Actors who work for legitimate adult entertainment producers, who are mostly based in...

Vending Machines, SIFs & Reducing Unsafe Injection Drug Use

Doing No Harm Amid our injection drug epidemic, service providers rethink strategies for reducing unsafe practices by Larry Buhl The U.S. is in the midst of an...

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I am standing in front of my bathroom mirror. I have two 100-watt “Ultra White Natural Light” light bulbs just above my vanity, so that...

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