Snorting Utensils & Hep C Risk

Last Straw New research shows snorting utensils carry a high risk of transmitting HCV by Larry Buhl The risk of contracting the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and...

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 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...

Care Costs

LifeGuide New HCV Meds Are on the Horizon, but Affordability May Still Remain a Challenge by Larry Buhl This column has covered several antiviral meds in...

Screen Time

A new study indicates age-based screening can lower hepatitis c mortality by Larry Buhl LifeGuide It is well understood that early detection can prevent serious complications...

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...

Right Around the Corner

New meds offer hope for interferon-free regimen by Larry Buhl LifeGuide In the past year several protease inhibitors were introduced for chronic hepatitis C, marking a...

Do One Thing

With new, game-changing hepatitis C meds available or in the pipeline, an emerging issue is how to find at-risk patients, get them screened and...

Be About It: Hep B in Asian/Pacific Islander Communities

Talking About It A documentary put human faces on hep B in Asian-American communities by Larry Buhl According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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...

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