November 20, 2018

Hepatitis C Cost Cutting

Cure a life-threatening disease at a fraction of the cost – sounds like a great offer, right? The new generation of hepatitis C medications have been […]
November 20, 2018

Researchers Recommend Universal Screening for Hepatitis C

Physicians are encountering a growing number of younger patients who are testing positive for hepatitis C virus Physicians are encountering a growing number of younger patients […]
November 15, 2018

What’s Really Behind the Recent Decline in U.S. Hepatitis C Prevalence?

Hepatitis C infections are declining. This week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed a new estimate of the number of Americans living with hepatitis C. […]
November 13, 2018

Hepatitis C testing shows infection rate of 11 percent

In June 2016, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified 220 counties as at risk for an HIV and hepatitis C outbreak. In June […]
November 6, 2018

Have you been tested for Hepatitis C? There’s a good chance you need to be

Information about getting screened for hepatitis C. A Richland County Sheriff’s deputy’s recent exposure to Hepatitis C presents a good opportunity to catch up on this potentially […]
November 1, 2018

Hepatitis C vaccine could dramatically reduce transmission in people who inject drugs

Among the most serious consequences of the opioid epidemic is the spread of hepatitis C among injecting drug users. Among the most serious consequences of the […]
October 30, 2018

Why Aren’t Prison Inmates With Hepatitis C Being Treated?

As a matter of general health policy, states should aggressively treat hepatitis C in prisons. The launches of the first hepatitis C cures from Gilead (Sovaldi) […]