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Treatment
Tips — HCV

Connie M. Welch shares 5 ways you and your loved ones can help prepare for battle with hep C.



Outlook vs. Health

Tackling stress and worry can mean the difference between life and death with the virus, says Kim Bossley.



When a Virus Creates a Community

Lucinda K. Porter on why support groups work so well in helping people live and battle with liver disease.



Video: My
Final Day

Joe Burke takes his final hep C pill on camera while reflecting on his past 6 months of treatment.



Rising Action: I’m Now
Undetectable!

With five weeks left on his hep C regimen, Rick Nash has a 96% chance that he’ll finally be cured.



Real People, Real Stories

Want to know what it's really like living with hepatitis? Interested in sharing your own experiences?


Interferon,
Not Side
Effect Free

No drug is without its risks and potential adverse reactions, including new hep C treatments. Here’s what to expect.



Hep C &
Bone Loss

Osteoporosis and fractures are a big risk for people living with liver disease and HIV.



Priority Review

The FDA is now expected to make a decision on hep C’s Sovaldi + Olysio combo by January 2015.



Methadone Users Want Treatment

A new study suggests addiction-treatment facilities could be the best place to start tackling hepatitis C among IDUs.



Pushing Back Pricey Drugs

The sky-high price of new hep C medications is sparking a national conversation on big pharma’s business ethics.



Hep Lessons: Drug Addiction

Can you get help with a hepatitis C infection at a methadone or buprenorphine clinic?


Current Issue

In the current issue, hep C advocate Elizabeth Owens talks about grassroots activism, education and building up the courage to tackle the disease.



Tattoos and Hepatitis C

Arm yourself with these facts before you go under the needle.



Stars Fight Back The
Hep C Blues

Check out how music legends Gregg Allman and Curtis Salgado helped bring HCV testing to the Oregon Waterfront Blues Festival.



EU Joins
The Sovaldi
Price Fight

More than a dozen nations in the European Union are teaming up to negotiate a lower price for Gilead’s latest hep C drug.



Egypt Pushes Bogus Cure

The antenna-like probe military officials are claiming can cure both hep C and HIV could make its rounds in the North African country.



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“If the blood of an infected person has to make contact with the blood of an uninfected person to get this, how has it happened to so many people recently? I don't know how I got this. I have some guesses, only guesses. Most are kind of far fetched.”
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