Hep in the News 2016

Quick Shots a round-up of under-reported-related stories from 2016 by Larry Buhl It’s time for a 2016 desk clearing and to report some hepatitis-related stories that fell...

Invisible Disease

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl Organizations shine a light on HCV in jails and prisons The percentage of people chronically infected with hepatitis C (HCV) in...

Karyn Kaplan

LifeGuide Planting Seeds An activist shares grassroots strategies for making HCV treatment available worldwide by Larry Buhl Hepatitis treatment advocates identify three significant barriers to eradicating hepatitis C...

Is Mass HCV Screening the Best Approach?

LifeGuide Calling All Boomers New analysis questions the need for mass HCV screening by Larry Buhl In 2012, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommended...

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...

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...

Blocking the Entrance

Entry inhibitors usher in a new phase of hep C research by Larry Buhl Future therapy for hepatitis C infection may include a variety of drugs...

HCV Behind Bars: Part 1

LifeGuide Treatment Behind Bars Part I: Who pays for direct-acting antiretrovirals in prisons? by Larry Buhl The new class of direct-acting antiretrovirals (DAAs) that have revolutionized treatment of...

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...

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...

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