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.
The goal of treatment is to eliminate the amount of the hepatitis C virus circulating in your body.
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 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.
Current testing for hepatitis C is expensive and time consuming. A new diagnostic test may resolve both challenges.
"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."
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?
Sovaldi costs more than $80,000 per treatment and is seen as highly effective against hepatitis C.
Are any herbal products good for treating hepatitis C?
People with hepatitis C put off thinking about treatment for many reasons.
Even though Obamacare’s March 31 deadline is right around the corner, a recent survey found that most Americans are completely unaware of it.
Experts are excited about FDA approval of new hepatitis C drugs, but concerned about the price tag.
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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Sharing your diagnosis with trusted friends or family members can also help build a valuable support and resource network.