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Let’s Give Thanks

John Rickman pays tribute to all the things that got him to a hepatitis C cure.



Hep C Healthy Thanksgivings

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



Now That I Don’t Have HCV

Lucinda K. Porter says her first relief was not having to worry about giving it to someone else.



Life Beyond Hepatitis C

Connie M. Welch: The blessings I gained through this journey will stay with me.



My Autumn Outrage

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



Your HCV
Viral Load

Kyle Jacobs goes over the numbers for disease progression and treatment response.



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.


Hep C Guidelines Updated

Priority care will still go to those with advanced fibrosis or compensated cirrhosis.



Harvoni Approved in Europe

The fixed-dose combination pill will be more accessible to different HCV genotypes abroad.



Gilead’s 8 Week Cure

It’s good for people with Genotype 3 of hepatitis C, but not 1 or 2.



Harm Reduction: It Works

Opioid maintenance therapy for young IDUs drastically reduces their risk of hep C infection.



Sovalidi in the Real World

So far, the new hep C regimens are doing just as well among real patients as in clinical trials.



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.



ACA Enrollment Has Begun

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


Hep Stories

Together, our stories can change the way the world sees viral hepatitis. Submit yours today!



New GMO HBV Vaccine

The potential one-time-only protector would be administered through an edible wafer.



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.



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