Hepatitis and Liver Health - Hepatitis - Liver Health - Hep C - Hep B - Hep A
A Smart + Strong Site
Subscribe to:
Hep Magazine In Bulk
Hep Newsletter
Join Us:
Liver Meeting 2014

Our top stories and the best of everything else out there
> Blogs > Forums > Hepatitis News > Hep Exclusives > Lessons

'You Don’t
Look Sick'

Connie M. Welch on what to do when others don’t understand your hep C.

Advocate For Yourself

Lucinda K. Porter: This is for everyone who is trying to get on hep C treatment.

Dental Care is a No-Brainer

Heads up: HCV-positive people are prone to tooth decay and other oral issues.

An Easier Pill
to Swallow

Rick Nash says Harvoni treatment is by far the easiest one he’s ever done.

Day 34: I’m Undetectable!

Now, Kyle Jacobs wants to know how your treatment on new hep C drugs is coming along.

Hep-Friendly Protein Shakes

Karen Hoyt shares some juicy recipes for promoting long-term liver health.

Let’s Give Thanks

John Rickman pays tribute to all the things that got him to a hepatitis C cure.

My Autumn Outrage

Christine Rodriguez argues against efforts to criminalize hep C in Michigan.

2014’s Top Treatment Stories

Check out this list of our hepatitis C news with the most views.

Viread Combats Hepatitis B, Too

Common HIV drug can also suppress the chronic liver virus for up to 8 years.

Abbvie’s ‘3D’ Recommended in Europe

The upcoming hep C regimen consists of just two pills.

More Data, Please!

The FDA requests more safety info about Daclatasvir, BMS’s new hep C drug.

Hospitalized With Hep C

In just six years, HCV-related healthcare costs in the U.S. have gone up 291%

Hepatitis C in Prisons

What are the pros and cons of treating the incarcerated in the United States?

Hep C Guidelines Updated

Priority care will still go to those with advanced fibrosis or compensated cirrhosis.

Harvoni Approved in Europe

The fixed-dose combination pill will be more accessible to different HCV genotypes abroad.

Children With Hepatitis C

There are up to 46,000 of them in the U.S. and they can’t get new treatments.

Give Us a Fighting Chance

Concerns over the U.S. military’s HIV and hepatitis B policies.

Too Much Paperwork!

NASTAD seeks a reduced HIV and hepatitis reporting burden.

That Sugar Film

Documentarian eats up to 40 sugar cubes a day; gets fatty liver disease in two months.

France’s Big Sovaldi Deal

France just secured the lowest price for the new hepatitis C drug in all of Europe.

Hep Stories

Together, our stories can change the way the world sees viral hepatitis. Submit yours today!

HBV Vaccine

The potential one-time-only protector would be administered through an edible wafer.

Your Online Hepatitis Community

Check out what everyone's talking about in the Hep Forums.

Research updates
> More Treatment News

Latest headlines
> More Hep News

Hot topics
Newly Diagnosed
Real People, Real Stories
Nutrition and Exercise
Hep C and Depression
Help Paying for Meds
Joining Clinical Trials

Online coverage
> More Exclusives

Rants and raves
Lucinda Rick Connie
Matt Karen Joe

More Blogs

Community support
“Let me quote the most HORRIBLE Rheumotologist on the planet, mine.  He said ‘We will worry about the Lupus later, you have HepC and I think you have cancer too!’ I said, ‘HepC? Are you sure? How would I get that?’ and he said ‘You tell me.’ What a guy huh?”
shEEsh’s “Side Effects Couldn’t Possibly Make Me Feel Worse”

“The dermatologist took one look at my face and said it was from liver diseases as Hep C, without me telling her that I had been diagnosed 3 days prior with it. My face looks terrible and I have hair growing on my forehead and both sides. I also have horrible painful blisters all over my hands. Is anyone else going thru this?”
littlekansas’ “Hepatitis C and Porphyria Cutanea Tarda”

> More Forums
Andrew Muir, MD, MHS, chief of the Duke Division of Gastroenterology, on first visiting a liver specialist.
> More Hep TV


Current Issue
Hep Archives
Hep Digital
Hep Newsletter
Bulk Subscriptions

Tell us what you think
Have you ever explained hep C to someone?

Hepatitis C Reader Survey

What you're reading
FDA Approves Gilead's Hep C Drug Harvoni
Sovaldi/Olysio Combo Cures 94% of Those With Liver Disease
Patient Assistance and Co-Pay Programs for Viral Hepatitis Drugs
Parents Say Doc 'Blackmailed' Them to Vaccinate Baby for Hep B
The Hepatitis C Blockbuster Season Has Begun
FDA Approves Gilead's Hep C Drug Sovaldi
Hep C Takes 15 Years Off Life Span, Raises Death Risk 12-Fold

© 2014 Smart + Strong. All Rights Reserved. Terms of use and Your privacy
Smart + Strong® is a registered trademark of CDM Publishing, LLC.