Equal HCV Treatment Benefits

A press conference at the 2015 Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) offered two main takeaways: that the new generation of oral direct-acting antiviral agents (DAAs) are highly effective and safe, and...

Hep C and Outreach to Hispanics

It's a Hispanic Thing Hep outreach & research are needed for a vulnerable community by Larry Buhl In a presentation at a National Hispanic Medical Association (NHMA)...

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...

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...

Process of Elimination

As part of a comprehensive project to eliminate hepatitis C (HCV) from the country, Gilead began providing free hep C regimens containing the company’s...

MSF Access Campaign

Without Borders A global campaign for providing low-cost HCV care rolls out by Larry Buhl Last year UNITAID funded two grants to increase access to new treatments...

Barring HCV Treatment

Last fall the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision (DOCCS) ended its policy of excluding prisoners from any hepatitis C treatment...

HCV Care Cascade

LifeGuide Breaking the Bottlenecks A new focus on cascade of care seeks to expand screening & treatment by Larry Buhl Originally coined to describe the continuum of care—and...

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 Treatment Choices & Coverage Restrictions

Decisions, Decisions There are HCV treatment choices to make, but often few options by Larry Buhl If you’ve tested positive for the hepatitis C virus (HCV), there...

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Whore Into Housewife: Unpacking Social Myths About Living with HIV

I want to be someone’s housewife. Is that weird? I think it’s been almost three years since I’ve had a man in my bed...