Posts Tagged ‘hepatitis’

Five reasons Asian Americans should get tested for hepatitis B

Far more than 1 million Americans have a lifelong, or chronic, infection of hepatitis B. This consists of one out of each 12 Asian Americans. If you or your parents had been born in Asia or the Pacific Islands, the Centers for ...
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Veterans twice as likely to be infected with chronic hepatitis C

An estimated three.2 million Americans have chronic hepatitis C, a potentially severe disease that, if left untreated, can damage the liver more than time and lead to cirrhosis, or scarring of the liver, finish-stage liver illn...


Five things you should know about hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a silent epidemic in America. Millions of Americans have chronic hepatitis C, which is caused through infection with the hepatitis C virus. Hepatitis C is a leading cause of liver cancer. As many as 75 percent of...