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8 Myths About Hepatitis C

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Who is at risk?


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Myth 1: Most people know they have it


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Myth 2: It's a junkie's disease


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Myth 3: You can catch it from a kiss


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Myth 4: It's detected with one blood test


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Myth 5: There's no cure anyway


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Myth 6: Treatment is long and miserable


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Myth 7: Supplements can help cure it


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Myth 8: Once cured, you're immune


Tim Gower

Tim Gower

Timothy Gower is an award-winning journalist who writes about health and medicine. His work has appeared in more than two dozen major magazines and newspapers, including Prevention, Reader’s Digest, and the Los Angeles Times.