RI Defeats Hep C

Your Weekly Briefing: Health In Rhode Island

Aug 2, 2016

Here's what's happening in health in Rhode Island:

At The Crossroads: Hepatitis C Resources In RI

Nov 25, 2014

For the past several weeks we've been airing stories from our series, "At the Crossroads: The rise of hepatitis C and the fight to stop it." Maybe you've been wondering, hey, should I get tested? Where can I do that? And what's it like?

Wonder no more. Here's a collection of resources to get you started.

Hep C: Who Gets New, Better Drugs, And Who Waits?

Apr 21, 2014

A few health care organizations are trying to grapple right now with the great news that, on the one hand, new hepatitis C treatments are more effective and more tolerable for patients; on the other, they're so expensive they can't figure out how to treat everyone who's infected. How expensive? $1000 a pill, one pill a day. One pill a day that doesn't make you sick is music to the ears of people who've been on the older treatments.