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A new study finds strong support for the harm reduction strategy among those most likely to use them.
Las Vegas resident Stella Armstrong cured her hep C and the joy-killing fatigue and pain that came with it.
Surprise: GOP health chief backs needle exchanges as prevention. But the health secretary does not support safe injection sites.
A new report says progress has been made in prevention, but global screening and treatment programs still lag.
Stella Armstrong’s journey to a healthier life wasn’t easy.
Just over half of people who use drugs in eight cities are hepatitis C virus antibody positive.
The HepConnect initiative aims to expand testing, harm reduction and health care infrastructure.
“This is a step in the right direction, but more work needs to be done.”
But the health secretary does not support safe injection sites.
A new meta-analysis finds this population has a high success rate on hepatitis C therapy.
Matt Heskett discusses his journey with hepatitis C for the first time with the press.
Indianapolis native Matt Heskett beat both opioid addiction and hep C. Now he’s paying his good fortune forward with activism and education.
Plans have increasingly instituted preauthorization requirements for the opioid medication-assisted treatment buprenorphine.
After a reformulated version of the opioid painkiller hit the market in 2010, some with opioid use disorder migrated from pills to heroin.
The opioid epidemic is likely fueling increased rates of deceased organ donors categorized as posing a high risk of passing on such viruses.
Researchers say given the many associated downsides and risks, opioids should not be a first choice for chronic noncancer pain.
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