Safe Sex & HIV Prevention

Hepatitis C Myths 4

There is evidence that a healthy diet and exercise can keep the liver healthier and slow the progression of the disease.

There are very limited epidemiologic data to suggest an additional risk from non-injection (snorted or smoked) cocaine use, but this risk is difficult to differentiate from associated injection drug use and sex with HCV-infected partners.

Up to 60% of new infections are caused by injection drug use.