Hep Fall 2019

Hep Fall 2019

In every issue of Hep, you’ll find the hottest topics of interest to our readers along with cutting-edge health information.

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David Whiters

Dance to the Music

Health advocate David Whiters has mastered some smooth moves since overcoming addiction and hep C.

From the Editor

Oriol R. Gutierrez

Just Dance

During a clinical trial for a new hep C treatment, David Whiters got cured.


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Needle Exchange Goes Statewide in Florida

Governor Ron DeSantis signed the Infectious Disease Elimination Act, effective statewide July 1.

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Willingness to Use U.S. Safe Injection Sites

A new study finds strong support for the harm reduction strategy among those most likely to use them.

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Fatty Liver Disease Crisis in Appalachia

Rising rates of obesity are fueling the epidemic.

U.S. Renews Support of Hep E Research

More than 20 million people worldwide contract the virus every year, which can be passed from animals to humans.

Care & Treatment

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Curing Hep C Lowers Death Risk

This is according to an analysis of nearly 5,000 Italians recently treated for the virus.

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Hep C Linked to Coronary Artery Disease

A meta-analysis has helped clear up conflicting previous evidence regarding this association.

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Supporting People Who Inject Drugs

Directly observed hep C treatment ups adherence in people who inject drugs.

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Exercise Lowers Risk of Death From Cirrhosis

Researchers have presented findings from the first large cohort of people followed over a lengthy period to assess this connection.

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