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Urgent Alert

Approximately two people die every hour in the U.S. from hepatitis C. If you don’t help, who will?

Lockers and Liabilities

HCV+ blogger Rick Nash writes about the difficulties growing up with his invisible disability.

Pack Hep C’s Bags

Remember: hepatitis C lives with you. You don’t live with it!

Hepatitis on
the Hill

Advocates are joining together in Washington D.C. to speak out about liver disease.

New Treatments, Better Cures

An expert hepatologist on new HCV drugs Sovaldi, Olysio, Harvoni and Viekira Pak.

Together When Illness Strikes

Will your marriage or long-term relationship change post-hep C diagnosis?

Pregnancy Questions

Are the latest hepatitis C treatments safe for expecting mothers?

I Don’t Want a Liver Transplant

Karen Hoyt is a blogger who has hepatitis C, cirrhosis and liver cancer. Read her story here.

Hep C Dispatches: CROI 2015

The latest in HCV research from this major U.S. conference on viruses.

WHO Issues Hep B Guidelines

Generic treatment can cost as little as $5 a month in certain countries.

Predictors of Treatment Response

How can we count on a successful hep C treatment? The HCV advocate investigates.

BMS Resubmits Daclatasvir

The first new hep C drug to hit the market since Harvoni could arrive by mid-September.

Price Per Cure

In the long-run, expensive new hepatitis C drugs are still cheaper than the oldest ones.

Baby Boomers At Risk

Advanced liver damage is much more common in HCV-positive people over 50.

Hep Lessons: Liver Scarring

Hepatitis C can be cured in people with compensated cirrhosis. Here’s what to know.

Drug-Drug Interactions

Patients with a hep C coinfection may have to switch HIV meds to take Olysio.

Your Online Hepatitis Community

Check out what everyone's talking about in the Hep Forums.

Heroin Spikes

Wisconsin amps up needle exchange programs in an effort to keep HIV/hep C rates down.

New Hep E Vaccine Works

Though uncommon in the US, this virus is a leading cause of liver failure in the developing world.

Generic Sovaldi for $10?

An ‘unauthorized’ version of Gilead’s blockbuster hep C med is now being sold in Bangladesh.

Vaccination Struggles

New York State is failing to protect newborns against hepatitis B infection.

Generic Licenses

Indian Drugmaker Natco to start making cheaper versions of new hep C drugs.

Hep C Hits Congress

Four U.S. Reps have introduced a bill to amp up HCV testing and education.

Ending an Epidemic

Advocates are adapting global HIV strategies to get cheaper hep C drugs.

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Community support
“We just found out my boyfriend of 14 years has hep C. He was diagnosed at the ER where we live. His eyes and skin are very yellow and have been for about 2 weeks now. Is there any way to help the yellow go away?”
S.Wilson’s “yellow eyes”

“I’m underweight, struggle with an eating disorder and have gastritis. I sometimes end up vomiting a few times a week from stomach issues. Also I'm forgetful, so taking pills 2x a day might be difficult. Can anyone who has taken v-pack can shed some light on how it was? I'm just nervous that these pills will be harsh on my body, since my immune system is crap.”
mandimont900’s “Starting v-oak soon-Genotype 1b. Very nervous. Your thoughts?”

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Hugo Rosen, MD, talks with AASLD about current and emerging regimens for hepatitis C treatment.
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