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This California county had the highest hepatitis C rates in the state, and yet officials have hampered syringe programs.
Syringe service programs are one of the most impactful tools we have to end HIV, viral hepatitis and overdose syndemics.
Health officials with Goshen Hospital in Indiana called the risk of infection “extremely low.”
Surprise: GOP health chief backs needle exchanges as prevention. But the health secretary does not support safe injection sites.
Hepatitis A outbreaks reveal that America’s public health system is failing.
Indianapolis native Matt Heskett beat both opioid addiction and hep C. Now he’s paying his good fortune forward with activism and education.
Matt Heskett discusses his journey with hepatitis C for the first time with the press.
State lawmakers shut down Madison County’s only clean needle site last year amid an intensifying opioid crisis.
Baby boomers still make up the largest bloc of those with the virus, but youths’ injection drug use is sending their infection rates upward.
Scott County, Indiana, recently saw a major outbreak of HIV and hepatitis C among people who inject drugs.
The Human Rights Campaign aims to expose the vice president’s alarming viewpoints, such as that condoms are “too modern” to fight STDs.
State officials reported that a clean needle program led to more drug use. The CDC called that conclusion “erroneous.”
At first, Jerome Adams was reluctant to support needle exchange programs. Now he champions them.
A pilot study links drug users with coaches, hepatitis C testing and naloxone kits while they’re recovering in the hospital.
Lawrence County recently became the 7th county approved to operate a SSP but more counties must follow quickly.
It’s been more than a year since local health officials sought state help to combat the region’s growing hepatitis C and HIV threats.
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