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Recovering From Hep C

How long does it take to regain your health after an infection? Connie M. Welch answers your most important post-cure questions.



Digestive Troubles?

Apparently hep C drugs can kill or damage the good gut bacteria we need to break down foods. But Joe Burke has a solution.



Create a Winning Team

Getting over hep C faster begins with our families, branches out to health care providers and then to our friends says Kim Bossley. Here’s how to break the ice.



New Guidelines Deny Care

Lucinda K. Porter: We need to fight back. It’s time for hepatitis C patients to say, “This is unacceptable, Everyone deserves treatment.”



Liver Cancer Post Cure

It’s not the norm, but it is a threat to those of us who have severe liver damage. Check out Karen Hoyt’s latest update on her battle with HCC.



Real People, Real Stories

Want to know what it's really like living with hepatitis? Interested in sharing your own experiences?


Europe OK’s New Drug

BMS’s Daklinza (daclatasvir) works well with other cures to treat hep C genos 1-4. Will the U.S. follow suit?



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!



Gilead Rules 70% of Hep C Market

Will this fall’s new crop of cures create more competition or will the pharma giant continue to reign supreme?



A Cure in
Four Weeks?

The treatment length for hepatitis C continues to decline as new, next-generation drugs come out.



R.I.P. Incivek

Vertex’s once-blockbuster hep C drug is getting pulled off the market thanks to newer, better cures.



Hepatitis C Under 30

Prescription drug abuse is leading more young Americans on a path to heroin and eventually, to deadly liver disease.


Current Issue

In the current issue, hep C advocate Elizabeth Owens talks about grassroots activism, education and building up the courage to tackle the disease.



Hep A at Whataburger!

Health department officials in Austin, Texas are warning patrons of a popular burger joint near the University of Texas.



Students Sue For Major Health Scare

The University of Derby told them they were potentially exposed to both hep C and HIV in the middle of finals season.



Skip The Scooby Snacks

Doctors warn synthetic marijuana is causing a growing number of hospitalizations and deaths in the U.S.



HCV Hits
The Road

A new hep C testing and awareness campaign for U.S. truckers is rolling out this fall.



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