Hepatitis

How the City of San Francisco Is Tackling the Intertwined HIV/HCV and Opioid Epidemics

How the City of San Francisco Is Tackling the Intertwined HIV/HCV and Opioid Epidemics

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Katie Burk, MPH, presented measures undertaken by the city of San Francisco to provide integrated responses to the concurrent HIV/HCV and opioid public health epidemics.

The Opioid Crisis and the Increase in Hepatitis C Virus Infections

The Opioid Crisis and the Increase in Hepatitis C Virus Infections

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The prevalence of opioid abuse has not only resulted in a substantial increase in drug-related deaths and HIV transmissions, but has also led to an increase in the number of people infected with HCV.

HBV Vaccine Reduces Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk

HBV Vaccine Reduces Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk

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Vaccinating against hepatitis B virus infection reduces the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adolescents.

HBV Vaccine Reduces Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk

HBV Vaccine Reduces Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma Risk

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Vaccinating against hepatitis B virus infection reduces the risk of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in adolescents.

HCV Transmission Knowledge Among Opioid-Dependent Pregnant Patients

HCV Transmission Knowledge Among Opioid-Dependent Pregnant Patients

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Most opioid-dependent pregnant patients understand that intravenous drug use is a major transmission modality of hepatitis C virus.

Eradicating Hepatitis B and C in the US: a NASEM Report

Eradicating Hepatitis B and C in the US: a NASEM Report

NASEM has issued a report detailing a strategy to eliminate hepatitis B and C as serious health problems and prevent nearly 90,000 deaths by 2030.

Customized CBT for HCV Patients Reduces Pain and Substance Use

Customized CBT for HCV Patients Reduces Pain and Substance Use

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A targeted form of CBT is effective in treating chronic pain and substance use disorder in veterans with hepatitis C virus infection.

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