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CDC Investigates Over 100 Severe Hepatitis Cases In Children Across Two Dozen States

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention investigate over 100 severe hepatitis cases in children across two dozen states, including five deaths. According to the CDC, over 90% of the children were hospitalized, and 14% required liver transplants. The cases occurred over the past seven months across 25 states and territories. Fortunately, most of the patients have fully recovered and were discharged from the hospital.

Hepatitis C in 2018

With effective hepatitis C treatment, why is this still such a prickly subject? It’s hard to believe that in 2018, with an effective treatment for...

Baby Boomers: ‘F’ for Hep C Testing

Despite recommendations, baby boomers still aren't getting tested for hepatitis C, according to a new study. In 2013, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

A Nutrition Plan for People Living With Hepatitis C

Some dietary changes will make life easier on your liver Hepatitis C is a disease that negatively impacts health through inflammation of the liver. The...

What Not to Eat If You Have Hepatitis C

Avoid foods that aren’t liver friendly No one diet will work for all the people in this country living with hepatitis C (that number currently...

Blacks Have Higher Rates of Hepatitis C-Related Deaths

February is Black History Month, a time to commemorate the contributions African Americans have made to American history. This month also presents an opportunity...

Can Coffee Reverse Damage Caused by Booze?

You may have picked the wrong week to give up coffee. The benefits of a piping hot cup are myriad—from reducing the risk of...

Fight Hep C Fatigue

Try these tips to stop the energy drain The research isn’t clear about whether the hepatitis C virus causes fatigue. But if you have cirrhosis, you’re more likely...

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