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This California county had the highest hepatitis C rates in the state, and yet officials have hampered syringe programs.
In that state, and across the nation, accidental overdose is the leading cause of death for people under 50.
Senator Scott Wiener’s legislation would set statewide policy and goals. For now, it doesn’t seek funding.
An analysis of newly diagnosed youths in California found they had limited access to opioid-related harm reduction services.
For over 30 years, the California-based group fought for treatments, research, education and quality health care.
Hepatitis A outbreaks reveal that America’s public health system is failing.
The bill is intended to help local governments act more efficiently to future outbreaks.
Stanford’s Mehlika Toy is working with the World Health Organization to determine what it will take to stop the liver virus in its tracks.
He said it would enable drug use, but Jeff Sessions also influenced the veto.
Medi-Cal will soon begin providing treatment access to almost all state-insured patients living with the virus.
The group focuses on treatment, research, policy and education around HIV and hepatitis C.
A lot of excellent news for people living with HCV.
Surging opioid use and homelessness are driving an “epidemic of despair” in the state, according to a report in The New York Times.
The World Health Organization wants to see 90 percent of the world’s population screened for hepatitis C by 2030.
Jim Bridwell, a Californian who climbed some of the toughest peaks in the world, died of liver and kidney failure.
Citing concerns over the public health hazards posed by dirty needles, the city of Santa Ana didn’t approve a permit for the site.
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