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...

Interferon-Free C

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl <strong>Warp Speeds <p> CROI researchers predict oral-only interferon-free treatment by 2014</strong><p> <a href="http://aumag.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/warp_speed.jpg"><img src="http://aumag.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2013/06/warp_speed.jpg" alt="warp_speed" width="600" height="450" class="alignleft size-full wp-image-7443" /></a><p> Advances leading...

Affairs of the Heart

It is well known that people with hepatitis C virus (HCV) are at risk for liver damage, but the results of two new studies...

Storytelling & Hep B

Changing the Conversation A new storytelling campaign puts a human face on hep B by Larry Buhl Healthcare professionals agree that stigma around hepatitis is the biggest...

HCV Data Sharing

Hep Talk by Larry Buhl Three Steps New hep C data sharing may lead to more testing Last year the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

Hep C, Sex & Gay and Bi Men

Risky Business Two studies show how men who have sex with men could contract hep C through sex by Larry Buhl Because the hepatitis C virus (HCV)...

UFO Plan Meets IDUs

Finger on the Pulse The UFO Plan meets young IV drug users where they are by Larry Buhl Hepatitis prevention and treatment efforts depend on outreach. For...

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...

Red State Blues

As A&U reported in the June issue, the rise in HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) diagnoses in Scott County, Indiana, has put the state...

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...

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