Hepatitis C

Facts About Sex and Hepatitis C

It is extremely rare to spread hepatitis C (HCV) among sexually monogamous couples. But other sexual practices can increase your risk.

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Which Beverages and Supplements are Best for Hepatitis C?

Good news - coffee is safe! Bad news - and no surprise - you should take care to avoid sodas and sweetened beverages.

By Lisa Fields

8 Myths About Hepatitis C

The hepatitis C virus can cause serious liver damage if it’s not treated early. Following are eight myths about the disease.

By Tim Gower

8 Myths About Hepatitis C

There is not currently a hepatitis C vaccine in the U.S. Vaccines are available only for hepatitis A and B. But researchers now are working to develop one for hepatitis C.

By Allison Tsai

How to Tell a Loved One You Have Hep C

Receiving a diagnosis of hepatitis C can be personally overwhelming. The trials of undergoing medical tests, selecting the proper course of treatment, and choosing your medical team may be stressful. However there is room for optimism. Hep C can be c...

By Teri Addabbo

Hepatitis C and Pregnancy

Most women become pregnant between ages 20 and 40, and the incidence of hepatitis C is rising in that same age group. Women with risk factors for hepatitis C, such as injected drug use or exposure to contaminated needles, should be screened for hepat...

By The HealthCentral Editorial Team