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Hepatitis C: The shame of the hidden disease of the marginalized and vulnerable

In 2004, the Scottish Government recognised that “Hepatitis C is one of the most serious and significant public health risks of our generation”, and The Lancet stated in their article this year called “Only just the beginning of the end of hepatitis C” that “Hepatitis C infection continues to be a major global health problem” 993 more words

Health

10 ways to love your liver...

There is no magical food that will protect your liver from disease and damage, but maintaining a balanced diet and healthy lifestyle will help you maintain a healthy weight, aid digestion and reduce cholesterol  and all these will provide good news for your liver. 195 more words

Appetite Booster

Missouri Hepatitis C Alliance Fundraiser

Check out this Water Pong Fundraiser to benefit the Missouri Hepatitis C Alliance! Tomorrow night from 5-7! My students organized this awesome event and I wish them the best!

-Hannah

Events

Alcohol: Do you know your facts?

It is advised that men do not regularly exceed 3-4 units per day – this is equivalent to a pint and a half of beer/cider, a large glass of wine or 3/4 shots of spirits. 549 more words

Effects

A Pill of a Different Color

As I look at the new hepatitis C medications that have gotten U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval this past year, I notice a sunny color theme with orange (Harvoni®) and yellow (Sovaldi®) pills. 303 more words

Employer News

The Hepatitis Scotland e-bulletin is a great way to keep informed

Hepatitis Scotland is the national voluntary sector organisation funded by the Scottish Government to help improve responses to viral hepatitis (including Hepatitis C) prevention, treatment and support. 78 more words

Information

Dental Patients in Nottinghamshire being tested for HIV and Hepatitis.

Over four hundred patients are being tested for HIV and Hepatitis after it was discovered a dentist at the Daybrook dental practice was breaching safety standards. 147 more words

Nottinghamshire