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The state recently lifted its prescriber restrictions and sobriety restrictions, joining a growing number of states to lift barriers.
West Virginia’s lawsuit against Janssen and others arrives amid a rise in HIV, hepatitis and overdose rates linked to the opioid crisis.
A $6.6 million grant aims to integrate services for HIV, hepatitis B and C and substance misuse into primary care clinics across the state.
A surge in West Virginia HIV cases linked to injection drug use spurred the CDC to recommend solutions, including hepatitis C testing.
Despite a surge in HIV cases linked to injection drug use, the syringe exchange regulations were to take effect July 9.
Syringe service programs are one of the most impactful tools we have to end HIV, viral hepatitis and overdose syndemics.
Some of the federal funds in West Virginia will address the link between opioid misuse and HIV and hepatitis.
HIV, hepatitis and opioids take a toll on West Virginia. $2.4 million in federal aid arrives amid battles over syringe exchanges.
Rising rates of obesity are fueling the epidemic.
Surprise: GOP health chief backs needle exchanges as prevention. But the health secretary does not support safe injection sites.
Insurance companies can no longer implement harmful co-pay accumulator policies.
Hepatitis A outbreaks reveal that America’s public health system is failing.
Officials have reported 1,031 new cases over the past year—one of the highest rates in the country.
The pharmaceutical company’s grant-making arm is teaming up with Marshall Health to address areas hit hardest by opioids.
The state is the latest to be struck by an outbreak making its way across the country.
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