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...

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...

Direct Acting Antiretrovirals

Awareness Is Key What You Need to Know About the Side Effect Profiles of New HCV Antiretrovirals by Larry Buhl By all accounts, adding the new direct-acting...

B Alert

Researchers explore the dangers of hepatitis B and HIV coinfection by Larry Buhl New research suggests people with chronic hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection have twice...

Tailoring Messages to the U.S. Latinx Community

Code Switch The president of the Latino Commission on AIDS talks about tailoring messages to U.S. Latinos by Larry Buhl In early September in Philadelphia, NMAC (formerly...

Dos & Dont’s

Hep C Is Manageable—If You Know the Ins and Outs by Larry Buhl You’ve been diagnosed with Hepatitis C. Now what? First, don’t panic. Doctors agree...

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...

HCV Serosorting

Testing, Testing Serosorting is common for IV drug users who know their HCV status by Larry Buhl A new study shows IV drug users who know...

Race to the Hep C Cure

Race to the Cure Who are the biggest players now in eradicating hepatitis C? by Larry Buhl Beyond the implementation of the Affordable Care Act, one of...

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...

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Eric Rhein Celebrates Stonewall with Two Kentucky Exhibitions

From June 19 through July 27, Institute 193 in Lexington will present “Lifelines,” an exhibition of Eric Rhein’s photography and related work. Although Rhein’s...

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