Liver Health: Shining Light on the Silent Organ

Credit: Thinkstock Why should we care about liver health? Because you might not know you have a problem until it’s too late. In many cultures the liver is considered to be the center of the human body. And indeed it is! The liver silently performs hu...
Nirah Johnson

Hepatitis C and Baby-Boomers: Am I At risk?

What is Hep C? Hepatitis C (Hep C) has been in the news a lot recently, but because it is not well understood, many remain unaware of their risk. Hep C is caused by a virus that is transmitted through blood. Hep C can lead to liver disease, liver can...
Nirah Johnson

Relationships and Hep C

A personal account of how living with hepatitis C can make an impact on your relationships.
Teri Addabbo

Living with Hepatitis C

HealthCentral’s Yumhee Park recently interviewed Paul Bolter of the American Liver Foundation on issues surrounding hepatitis C, such as dealing with stigma, how young people are affected by the virus, and ways to be proactive when living with hepati...
Yumhee Park

Tips for Talking to Loved Ones About Hepatitis C

Telling family and friends you have hepatitis C can be uncomfortable, but there are ways to make your disclosure go over more smoothly. Here are some tips on how to talk to your loved ones. Support is important It can be scary to talk to your friends ...
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