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Baby Boomer Fact Sheet

Experts agree: Everyone born between 1945-1965 should get tested for HCV.



Week 17!

Check out the progress on Grace Campbell’s HCV treatment story.



What’s New in Hepatitis C Treatment?

The AASLD’s treatment guidelines have changed, once again.



Side Effects After 8 Weeks

Greg Jeffries is finally feeling the effects of “Riba-Rage.”



Medicaid Carve-Outs

Rick Nash has a neat idea to help make hep C treatment more accessible.



Walking With the Shepherd

Connie Welch, on why the chance of a hep C cure is now greater than ever.



Fight the Isolation

Hepatitis C patients need more support. Here’s where
to find it.



Thank You Letters

How to write to your donor’s family after receiving a liver transplant.


AASLD Updates!

A breakdown of the best hepatitis C treatment for your genotype.



How Sure Is
a Cure?

Two reasons your SVR may not be permanent: relapse or reinfection.



Genotype 5

Some facts about one of the the least-studied hep C subtypes.



Got Diabetes?

This liver disease may affect the body’s ability to metabolize certain drugs.



Hep C in Africa

Liver disease has a high prevalence across the continent.



New Viral Hepatitis Numbers

An in-depth look at the CDC’s latest hepatitis A, B and C infection stats.



Viekira Pak Cures 100%

Cirrhotic Genotype 1bs fare well on AbbVie’s new hepatitis C combo.



An Uphill Climb

Will we ever have a preventative hepatitis C vaccine?


Your Online Hepatitis Community

Check out what everyone's talking about in the Hep Forums.



An Unmet Need

Treatment options for hep C patients with genotype 3 of the virus.



Dirty Doctor

Man responsible for Las Vegas HCV outbreak sentenced to even more prison time.



Hepatitis
Hot Spot

Maine is currently experiencing its worst HCV outbreak in state history.



ICE Controversy

Texas detention facility gives 250 immigrant kids the wrong hepatitis vaccine.



Medicaid Restrictions

Harvard Law report raises major concerns over state limits on new hep C drugs.



Reporting Problems

U.S. hepatitis C cases could be 14 times higher than the CDC’s surveillance numbers.



Hep Lesson: Hepatitis C Symptoms

Many people with chronic HCV have no signs of infection. Others have a much harder time.


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“My son was born with Hepatitis C.  He is 9 yrs old. It is so frustrating trying to find useful information out there. I understand checking his viral load is important, but is there nothing we can do to strengthen his health?  When can we start treatment?  When should we start treatment? Where is the information on treating children afflicted with Hep C?”
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“I was recently diagnosed with hepatitis B. My doctor said that I was most likely infected at birth or in my childhood. I am so confused. No one in my family has hep B or liver cancer. I'm not American, but I was vaccinated before i came here in 1998. I'm 21 years old and I feel like I've been sentenced to death and I can't talk to any one in family because they are so judgmental.”
Magpie211’s “Hepatitis B positive, i’m emotional and confused”

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