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After dental clinics warned clients to get tested for blood-borne illnesses, three learned they had hepatitis C—and then sued.
Kentucky has the highest rate of hepatitis C, a liver disease. Treatment is very effective, but it’s also expensive.
Despite a surge in HIV cases linked to injection drug use, the syringe exchange regulations were to take effect July 9.
Iceland becomes the first high-income country to meet the WHO’s targets for diagnosing and treating hepatitis C.
U.K. study finds that children of obese moms are more likely to develop non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) in their 20s.
Oklahoma ranks third in the nation for hepatitis C deaths, and the virus is mostly transmitted through injection drug use.
The Supreme Court upholds the Affordable Care Act for a third time. Here’s a look at responses from health care advocates.
Will Rodgers survived a rare liver disease; OraSure makes rapid tests for hepatitis C, a virus that can cause liver failure.
Plus: Buy a “Queer Blood America” work by artist Jordan Eagles, who fights the FDA’s discriminatory ban on blood donors.
NASH is a more severe form of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease. Learn more about this type of hepatitis on #NASHday 2021.
His reason: The settlement granting inmates hepatitis C treatment also prevents them from suing the state for any reason.
That’s a $267 million increase for HIV efforts from 2021. Plus, Biden’s 2022 budget invests $6.5 billion in health research.
2019 HIV cases were the lowest since 1990, and hepatitis B rates also fell, according to a WHO report. But most STIs peaked.
Over 2.3 million people have hep C in the United States. The liver disease can be cured—but first, you must know your status.
A letter from 124 patient groups urges the White House to make drugs more affordable—and spells out how it can do so.
About 2.4 million Americans are living with hepatitis C and 862,000 have hep B. Spread the word about this hidden epidemic.
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