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Hep Summer 2017 - Special Issue

Hep Summer 2017 - Special Issue

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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Success Through Perseverance

Hepatitis C advocate Peter McLoyd transformed his bad times into good ones.

From The Editor

Oriol R. Gutierrez

Good Times, Bad Times

Peter McLoyd has seen it all and lived to tell the tale.

News

Should Psychiatrists Play a Larger Role in Providing Hepatitis C Treatment?

Mental health professionals should take a more active role in the HCV treatment arena.

Can the United States Eliminate Hepatitis B and C by 2030?

Eliminating HCV and HBV as public health threats in the United States is possible by 2030.

Activist Wins Treatment for Hep C in Prison

After more than two years of legal battles with the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, Mumia Abu-Jamal will begin HCV treatment.

4 Ways Congress Can Control Skyrocketing Drug Costs

Nearly a quarter of Americans say they have trouble paying for medications.

Treatment News

Excellent Treatments, Still Room for Improvement

An analysis of forty-two clinical trials of all the approved direct acting antiviral HCV regimens.

Hep C Cure Benefits for Those With Cirrhosis

There are numerous health benefits associated with curing HCV among those with the milder form of cirrhosis known as compensated cirrhosis.

Hep C Eradication Coming Among Vets?

The number of veterans treated for HCV by the Veterans Health Administration (VA) surged along with cure rates.

Hep C Treatment Success for Injection Drug Users

Forty-five IDUs who frequented a New York City syringe exchange program were recruited for HCV treatment by researchers.

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