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) […]
October 30, 2018

One Reason Breast Cancer Is More Lethal For Black Women

Black women are more likely to die from breast cancer than white women. One reason may be that they face economic and cultural barriers to taking […]