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The opioid epidemic has caused an increase in the incidence of hepatitis C among women of childbearing age, Is hope on the horizon?
Here are 5 reasons why everyone needs to get involved during Hepatitis Awareness Month, as well as the rest of the year.
Highlights from the 2019 International Liver Congress hosted by the European Association for the Study of the Liver.
Contact with nature is an emerging field of research showing the potential to influence some important public-health problems.
A look at hepatitis C and the brain, including hepatic encephalopathy .
April is National Donate Life Month. What do you know about organ donation? Here are 5 facts.
A look at April Fools’ Day and the benefits of humor for people with hepatitis C, liver disease and other health issues.
Living with hepatitis C is risky.Untreated hep C increases risk of cirrhosis, liver cancer, and early death from all causes.
Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease is caused by excess fat in the liver, and can worsen into non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH).
A look at two recent cancer studies. One showing an increased hepatitis prevalence in cancer patients; the other looks at high fiber diets.
A tribute to the HCV Advocate and a look at the future of hepatitis C activism.
Highlights some of the latest hepatitis C and liver disease research.
Hepatitis C exposure can be very distressing. “What if I have it? What will this do to my career, sex life, etc.? Will I die?”
A look at hepatitis C disclosure, particularly to a potential partner.
Find out if you are at risk for liver cancer even if your hepatitis C treatment was successful and you are virus-free.
Alcohol-related liver disease is now the main reason for liver transplantation in the United States. The reasons for this are fascinating.
Introducing the new Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Viral Hepatitis, Carolyn Wester, MD, MPH
A look at supplements and liver health. Does it make sense to take supplements?
Tips for people who are beginning their hepatitis C journey, from people who have lived the journey.
Living with hepatitis C or other illness is more than a disease; it is an invitation to tell your story.
A light-hearted look at serious issues, such as the rise in hepatitis cases, the opioid epidemic and fatty liver disease.
A look at alcohol, the liver, and hepatitis as well as strategies for enjoying the holidays without alcohol.
Ways to protect your liver during the holidays, especially if you have hepatitis, fatty liver disease or cirrhosis.
The viral hepatitis world has made great strides over the years. However, lately there have been some setbacks. A look at recent news.
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