The Silent C

A new recommendation report provides a global look at hepatitis C Hep Talk by Larry Buhl There’s good news and bad news about the hepatitis C...

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...

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,...

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...

New Generation DDAs

Six drugs promise to further revolutionize HCV treatments by Larry Buhl The hepatitis C (HCV) treatment revolution is a little more than a year old, but...

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...

Homeless at Risk

HCV funding and support for vulnerable populations lag far behind HIV by Larry Buhl A study published in the July/August 2012 issue of Public Health Reports...

Greatest Generation

CDC Recommends Hepatitis C Testing for All Boomers by Larry Buhl For years CDC guidelines called for hepatitis C (HCV) testing when someone has known risk factors,...

Smart Body Art

Do tattoos & piercings carry an increased HCV risk? by Larry Buhl In the U.S., an estimated thirty-six percent of people under thirty have tattoos, according...

Drug+Drug

HIV/HCV drug interaction updates from CROI by Larry Buhl Several panels from CROI 2012 showed drug-drug interactions between new direct-acting antiviral agents for hepatitis C (HCV) and...

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Maid Service: Review

Maid Service by John Whittier Treat JMS Books Reviewed by Chael Needle In the mid-eighties, 1985 or 1986, but perhaps slightly earlier, my brother Doug’s friend Glenn traveled...

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