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...

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...

Starting the Conversation

HEPCredefined.com provides a portal for learning about HCV Hep Talk by Larry Buhl It’s been said that the hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a silent killer,...

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...

Don’t Fear the Treatment

HCV advocate, author & nurse Lucinda Porter offers perspectives on care by Larry Buhl Lucinda Porter, RN, understands viral hepatitis from both sides: as a healthcare practitioner and...

Year in Review

What were the top five HCV-related stories of 2012? by Larry Buhl There were many important news stories about hepatitis in 2012. In this column we...

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)...

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...

Few Boomers Screened for Hep C

Test Fail Few boomers are getting screened for hep C by Larry Buhl In 2012, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the U.S. Preventative Services...

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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