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1011, 2017

Hepatitis C could be eliminated in Canada, but drug prices, screening barriers stand in the way

Most of the 70 million patients infected with hepatitis C worldwide could be cured for $50 US each Marsha Lecour lived with hepatitis C for more than 50 years after [...]

911, 2017

Indigenous young people who use drugs in BC 13 times more likely to die

Indigenous young people in British Columbia who use drugs are 13 times more likely to die than other young people of the same age, and young women and people who [...]

911, 2017

Uptake of medications for HIV treatment and prevention changes sexual practices

Credit: Shutterstock The Annual Report of Trends in Behaviour 2017 released today by the Centre for Social Research in Health (CSRH) at UNSW Sydney finds the proportion of non-HIV-positive gay men who [...]

911, 2017

Drugs, prisons and HIV

The writer has research interests in security policy, trafficking and public health. She has worked with Unicef in Tajikistan on HIV positive children. PAKISTAN is slowly advancing towards a public [...]

911, 2017

Starting ART immediately after HIV diagnosis cuts mortality risk by two-thirds for people with high CD4 cell counts

People with a high CD4 cell count who start antiretroviral therapy (ART) immediately after diagnosis with HIV cut their 12-month mortality risk by two-thirds, according to research conducted in China [...]

811, 2017

June’s: Canada’s First HIV+ Eatery Opens Doors Today in Toronto

New campaign by Casey House to shine a light on stigma around HIV/AIDS TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Today Casey House opens the doors to June's, Canada's first pop-up [...]

811, 2017

BC’s human rights commission is finally coming back and these LGBT experts are looking forward to it

Without it, people are left to navigate a complex system without support, lawyer says Mary-Woo Sims is the former chief commissioner of the BC Human Rights Commission. Credit: Layla Cameron/Xtra   [...]

811, 2017

Mental illness uncensored: When you believe in yourself anything is possible

This article was written for Daily Hive by Coast Mental Health peer support worker Althea Adams. One in five Canadians will experience mental illness in their lifetime, yet many won’t seek help [...]

811, 2017

EVOLUTION OF LGBTQ2+ TELEVISION AND BROADCASTING IN VANCOUVER, BC

Michael P Keeping with Conni Smudge An interview with Michael P Keeping (MPK) By Angus Praught Michael P Keeping is an award-winning director, producer, cameraman, Foley artist, reporter and teacher [...]

711, 2017

Pets and Homelessness

“My relationship with Mack … is the best I ever had … having my dog around I find it more comforting than having my girlfriend around … 'cause he always [...]