Monthly Archives: March 2015

HCV News of the week

HCV News Week Ending 03/16/2015 Depression, poor mental health linked to stress, antiviral therapy in HCV patients 'Depression and poor mental and physical health were associated with stressful life events, low social support and other socioeconomic and demographic factors in patients with hepatitis C virus infection enrolled in the Chronic Hepatitis Cohort Study.' Hepatitis C…
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Legislation, help needed

Representatives Mike Honda, Hank Johnson, and Judy Chu are asking all House Representatives to sign an important letter supporting a doubling in funding for hepatitis B and C programs in the Fiscal Year 2016 appropriations bill (see text of letter below). This is the same increase in funding that President Obama recommends in his proposed…
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