Group offers free HIV and hepatitis C testing in Waterville, Augusta
A free clinic for HIV/hepatitis C testing opened in April at 9 Green St. in Augusta. A similar one, also run by the Down East AIDS Network and Health Equity Alliance, is opening at the Pleasant Street United Methodist Church in Waterville. Staff photo ...
Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel - Sat, 04 Jul 2015 14:11

New free clinics take aim at fighting viruses
Press Herald - Sun, 05 Jul 2015 01:03

Art of Aging: Testing baby boomers for Hepatitis C
Dr. Scott Fink says hepatitis C is spread through sexual contact or drug users sharing needles. But some, like Rosen, were infected when they received transfusions before widespread blood screening started in 1992. Once the virus is in the body, it ... - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 09:52

Most US Hepatitis C Infections May Be Missed
The rest went unreported, either because their test results didn't come back quickly enough or because the results didn't meet the strict CDC definition for hepatitis C infection, said senior study author Dr. Arthur Kim, director of the Viral Hepatitis ...
WebMD - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 14:45

Hepatitis C reports only 'tip of iceberg'
Boston Herald - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 20:56

Medicaid Violations Hinder Hepatitis C Drug Access
“This is particularly concerning because the majority of new and existing cases of hepatitis C in the US exist among people who inject or have injected drugs,” Dr. Taylor stated. “Rather than excluding people who use alcohol or drugs from hepatitis C ...
Pharmacy Times - Sat, 04 Jul 2015 13:03

State restrictions for hepatitis C drug may go too far
(Reuters Health) - State-run insurance programs for the poor may be putting up illegal barriers that prevent people with hepatitis C from getting a new treatment, a new study suggests. "We had this idea that there were restrictions in place, but we ...
Reuters - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 15:30

States Vary Widely on Who Gets Hep C Drugs Under Medicaid
Medscape - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 02:56

Access To Breakthrough Hepatitis C Drugs May Be Hampered By Restrictions ...
Tech Times - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 04:37

Medicine and Public Issues | 30 June 2015
Annals of Internal Medicine - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:00

FDA is Sued by Advocacy Groups That Want Gilead Hepatitis C Trial Data
File this under 'Show me the data.' A pair of public health advocacy organizations has filed a lawsuit against the FDA, claiming the agency failed to release clinical trial data for Gilead Sciences ' hepatitis C treatments on a timely basis. And the ...
Wall Street Journal (blog) - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 08:25

Health groups sue FDA for Gilead hepatitis C drug trial data
Reuters - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 11:45

FDA Embroiled In Legal Battle Over Gilead Hepatitis C Drug Trial
Tech Times - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 06:18

New Analysis Reveals High-Priced Hepatitis C Drugs Could Have Costly Impact ...
MarketWatch - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 07:26

New analysis looks at costly impact of new Hepatitis C treatments in California - Tue, 30 Jun 2015 09:52

Health Groups Sue FDA For Ignoring Data Request Of Gilead's Hepatitis C Drugs
Headlines & Global News - Mon, 29 Jun 2015 22:37

Health officer may declare HIV, hepatitis C epidemic in Clark County
JEFFERSONVILLE — Clark County Public Health Officer Dr. Kevin Burke is considering declaring an HIV and hepatitis C epidemic in the county, the first step required in implementing a year-long needle exchange program. “There is at least indirect ...
Newsandtribune - Sun, 28 Jun 2015 04:41

Insurers Predict Hepatitis C Drugs to Take Huge Toll on California Budget
California taxpayers could be on the hook for billions of dollars to treat hepatitis C patients in various state-funded programs, according to a report released Tuesday by an insurers' trade group. The analysis commissioned by the California ...
KQED - Wed, 01 Jul 2015 05:56

New study says Hepatitis drugs could cost state taxpayers billions
Los Angeles Times - Thu, 02 Jul 2015 13:18

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