Hep C and
Lucinda K. Porter asked three hepatitis experts if they recommend flu shots to patients currently on hep C treatment. Here’s what they said:
Eye of the Tiger
The potential for millions to benefit from new hep C meds makes this one of the most exciting moments in modern medicine.
Connie Welch recommends stretching and flexibility exercises after undergoing hep C treatment. Here’s why:
Can Hep C Be Eradicated?
A roadmap by researchers at the Weill Cornell Medical College and the National Development and Research Institutes.
Get Help Paying for
Hep C Meds
This Hep Lesson shows you how to use patient assistance and co-pay programs to save money on hep C treatment.
Dental Work and Hep C
Living with HCV and its treatment can take a toll on your teeth and gums, but Karen Hoyt has 5 tips to help keep you smiling.
Choose the Right Doctor
Considering treatment for hepatitis C? Here’s a guide to finding the best clinician for you.
Your Hep C Genotype Matters
New studies show higher cirrhosis and liver cancer risks for geno 3’s.
Coinfected? Check Out ‘3D’
Abbvie’s new combo regimen shows 93-96 percent cures for patients living with both hep C and HIV in recent trials.
Ingenuity Can Make It Happen
Mike Reitz of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana on sustainable hepatitis drug pricing.
Liver Tests for Treatment?
Should we use fibrosis tests to determine who gets new hep C drugs or go with a treat-all strategy? Let’s compare the costs.
Faster, Easier Hep C Cures
Say goodbye to months of painful drug injections, side effects and failed cure attempts. New drugs are 90% to 100% effective and work in just 12 weeks!
In the current issue, hep C advocate Lucinda Porter on how she overcame hepatitis C and ended up helping others fight it, too.
Youth at Risk
Hep C, heroin and the prescription painkiller epidemics are all peaking among Americans under 30. Here’s how they’re connected, and how to stop them.
Sovaldi Discounts to Poor Nations
Gilead has struck deals with 7 generic drug makers in India to sell low-cost versions of the HCV med to 91 countries.
Let’s Share More Livers
Transporting organs across the U.S. by flying may be less harmful to transplants than previously thought.
Left Out of
Hep C Care
Under the government’s cost control policies, many HIV doctors are effectively excluded from prescribing hep C treatment to their coinfected patients.
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