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My Autumn Outrage

Christine Rodriguez argues against efforts to criminalize hep C in Michigan.



Your HCV
Viral Load

Kyle Jacobs goes over the numbers in terms of disease progression and treatment response.



Hep C Healthy Thanksgivings

Check out Karen Hoyt’s list of liver-loving holiday recipes.



Alcohol and Hepatitis C

Kim Bossley reflects on a very heated and controversial debate from her hep C support group.



Treatment Number 5!

Rick Nash is determined to cure his hepatitis C once and for all.



Symptoms and Side Effects

Don’t always assume its hep C or its meds that are making you sick, says Lucinda K. Porter.



Don’t Sabotage Your Recovery

Some amazing post-treatment tips from Hep blogger John Rickman.



Optimal Healing: Exercise

Don’t miss the fourth and final part of Matt Starr’s hep C wellness series.


ERADICATE Trial Results

Harvoni cures almost all people with hep C coinfected with HIV.



A Normal Lifespan

One more reason why getting cured of hep C is worth it.



Liver Cancer Outcomes

Which one has a better survival rate post-treatment: Hep B or Hep C?



Harvoni + Cirrhosis

12 weeks of the new drug plus ribavirin cures 96% among treatment-experienced patients.



S/O Cures Post-Op

The newly-approved hep C combo cures 90% of patients with liver transplants.



Promising HCV Vaccine

Phase 1 trials show good safety and tolerability. Expect phase II study results in 2016.



4 Week Hep C Cure Fails

However, Merck’s new fixed-dose combo plus Sovaldi works well in 8 weeks.



ACA Enrollment Starts Soon

How people with hep C can find health insurance — or shop around for a better plan.


Docs Worried About HBV Shots

Safety concerns are still a barrier to the uptake of hepatitis B vaccines among infants.



Art on a Postcard

The Hepatitis C Trust’s cool awareness auction raised nearly $66K.



The Liver Meeting 2014

Check out the latest in hepatitis research from AASLD’s annual conference.



Moving On From Hep C

Now that there’s a cure, drug companies are turning their attention to other deadly liver diseases.



Hepatitis A in Major Decline

Thanks to vaccines, hospitalizations from the liver virus significantly dropped from 2002-2011.



Baby Boomers at Risk!

Viral hepatitis cases rise 48% in U.S. nursing homes over five years.



Egypt Facing Hep C Charges

Health officials allege the country misused Sovaldi to treat geno 4’s.



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