The Battle to Get Expensive Hep C Treatment in Prisons
The disease is common in prison populations but states face a catch-22: spend their entire medical budgets on newer drugs or use cheaper treatments that are less effective.
Alex Smith, KCUR
Medicaid Leaves Many Hepatitis C Patients Behind
The price of treatment has dropped for everyone except the most vulnerable patients.
Hepatitis A, B, and C: Symptoms, Treatments, and Facts
When it comes to STDs, it doesn’t get more confusing than hepatitis.
Asking for a friend
How Bad Is it to Make Yourself Puke After a Night of Drinking?
Your "friend" claims it's the only thing that'll prevent a hangover.
Living With It
I Got Hepatitis C and Lost My Friends
It felt as if I had been propelled onto another planet, a desolate place with no landmarks.
How Safe Is It to Get an Organ From an Overdose Victim?
Given the urgency of needing an organ, "safe" is a relative term.
Your Love of Energy Drinks Could Give You Hepatitis
Energy drink enthusiasts will now be staying up all night worrying about the risk of catching hepatitis, too.
I Got Lunch at Whole Foods and Now I Need to Get Tested for Hepatitis
The Detroit Health Department recently announced it’s investigating a Whole Foods location over two cases of hepatitis linked its prepared food department.
This Teenager Got Hepatitis from Drinking Green Tea
After drinking three cups of the tea a day, the 16-year-old was rushed to the A&E department of a Birmingham hospital with severe liver inflammation.
Why Research Chimps Were Abandoned in Liberia, According to Those Who Left Them
The New York Blood Center has responded to multiple cries for it to re-establish funding for the chimps it abandoned in Liberia by publishing a list of explanations.
$150,000 Raised for Abandoned Research Chimps, But Will Only Last Six Months
The New York Blood Center maintains the chimps are not their responsibility.
Smart, Self-Destructing Syringes Could Save Millions of Lives
The World Health Organization has called for the global use of single-use syringes by 2020.