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Hepatitis C

Life After Hepatitis C Treatment

You will still need to see your doctor for follow-up blood tests at the six-, 12- and 18-month benchmarks.

Working While Being Treated for Hepatitis C

Will your hepatitis C treatment affect your work schedule? The answer to that question will differ for each sufferer.

What Not to Eat If You Have Hepatitis C

No one diet will work for all the people in this country living with hepatitis C, but some foods are harder on your liver than others.

How to Find the Right Hepatitis C Treatment for You

The goal of treatment is to eliminate the amount of the hepatitis C virus circulating in your body.

Talking to Your Doctor About Hepatitis C Treatment

For African Americans, chronic liver disease, often hepatitis C-related, is a leading cause of death for people between the ages of 45 and 64.

State Lawmakers Tackle Public Health Issues

State politicians have turned their attention to pressing health care issues such as preventing drug overdose deaths, limiting e-cigarettes and making medical marijuana more available.

New Paper-Based Diagnostic Test Could Curb Hepatitis C Epidemic

Current testing for hepatitis C is expensive and time consuming. A new diagnostic test may resolve both challenges.

Jonca Bull: FDA Fights Health Disparities

"I have a passion for ensuring that we're doing the best we can to give the best medical care to all. I see solving the problem of minority health disparities as a dimension of improving the entire health-care system."

Who Should Get Pricey Hepatitis C Drugs?

Should expensive treatments—one new drug costs $1,000 a pill—be limited only to the sickest patients, or is it appropriate to treat all who want the drugs immediately?

Biggest Insurer Shocked With Hepatitis C Costs

Sovaldi costs more than $80,000 per treatment and is seen as highly effective against hepatitis C.

Hepatitis C: Should I Try an Alternative Medicine?

Are any herbal products good for treating hepatitis C?

Treatment for Hep C: 'I’ve Got Time'

People with hepatitis C put off thinking about treatment for many reasons.

Time Is Running Out for Obamacare

Even though Obamacare’s March 31 deadline is right around the corner, a recent survey found that most Americans are completely unaware of it.

Life-Saving Hepatitis C Drugs Approved, But at a Cost

Experts are excited about FDA approval of new hepatitis C drugs, but concerned about the price tag.

A Nutrition Plan for People Living With Hepatitis C

Although most medical professionals agree there is no specific miracle diet to help remedy hepatitis C symptoms, there are certainly dietary changes you can implement to make life a bit easier for your liver.

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