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ABCs of Hepatitis by HepHelp Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm ANNOUNCER: Hepatitis, literally, inflammation of the liver, has many causes, including medications, excessive alcohol use and gall bladder or pancreas diseases. But for millions of Americans, hepatitis results from infection with a virus. In serious cases, and when chronic, hepatitis can lead to cirrhosis, liver cancer and eventually liver failure. ... Read on »
Love your liver (and remember... You can't buy love) by rickisjourney Posted Thu 29 Oct 2009 12:00am There must be FIFTEEN WAYS TO LOVE YOUR LIVER Half of all the alcohol consumed in America is consumed by only ten percent of the population. One in three adult Americans is a heavy drinker, with a sufficient liquor habit to be indistinguishable from an alcoholic. Such behavior wrecks livers. Cirrhosis ... Read on »
Viral Hepatitis: A Through E and Beyond by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Hepatitis is inflammation of the liver. Several different viruses cause viral hepatitis. They are named the hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E viruses. All of these viruses cause acute, or short-term, viral hepatitis. The hepatitis B, C, and D viruses can also ... Read on »
OxyElite Pro: Health Advisory - Acute Hepatitis Illness Cases Linked To Product Use by FDA Posted Tue 08 Oct 2013 4:00pm [Posted 10/08/2013] AUDIENCE: Health Professional, Consumer ISSUE: The FDA, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH), are investigating a growing number of reports of acute non-viral hepatitis in Hawaii. The Hawaii DOH has reported that ... Read on »
World Hepatitis Day 2010: More About How I Became HCV+ (#thisishep) by Selena Facebook Posted Tue 18 May 2010 3:26am August 1988: So there I was, once again, in the Emergency Room at UCLA Medical Center, only this time I was turning yellow. My bout with acute hepatitis progressed rather quickly from the time I noticed tinges of yellow around the corners of my eyes in San Diego. Twenty-four hours later, there in the ER, the whites of my eyes turned comp ... Read on »
Stakeholder Input Vital to Extension of Viral Hepatitis Action Plan by Health & Human Services Posted Mon 17 Jun 2013 9:00am By Daniel Raymond , Policy Director, Harm Reduction Coalition Daniel Raymond The recent announcement by Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh that the federal government’s Action Plan for the Prevention, Care and Treatment of Viral Hepatitis will be renewed for another three years is welcome news, as is the invitation from HHS ... Read on »
CDC Foundation Launches Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Tue 12 Jan 2010 12:00am /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the release of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report on viral hepatitis, the CDC Foundation (the independent nonprofit partner of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), in partnership with CDC's Division of Viral Hepatitis, recently launched the Viral Hepatitis Action Coalition. The Coalition is co ... Read on »
Input Sought on Renewal and 3-Year Extension of Viral Hepatitis Action Plan by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 06 Jun 2013 9:00am By Ronald Valdiserri, M.D., M.P.H. , Deputy Assistant Secretary for Health, Infectious Diseases, and Director, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy , U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Dr. Ronald Valdiserri As Dr. Howard Koh, Assistant Secretary for Health, shared during last month’s observance of Hepatitis Aware ... Read on »
An Insider’s Look at First Aid with 7Song by Kiva R. Healthy Living ProfessionalComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Tue 29 Jan 2013 12:36pm 7Song and I at the very first Herbal Resurgence Rendezvous, photo by the very lovely Linda Saboe In my clinical practice I have seen everything from widespread issues such as anxiety, insomnia, and menstrual regularities to deep seated chronic conditions like lupus, cancer, and viral hepatitis to more acute and first aid type situatio ... Read on »
HHS Announces Action Plan to Prevent and Treat Viral Hepatitis by Health & Human Services Posted Thu 12 May 2011 1:01am The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services today launched its action plan to prevent and treat viral hepatitis, a silent epidemic affecting 3.5 – 5.3 million Americans. Though viral hepatitis is a leading infectious cause of death in the U.S., many people who have it don’t know they are infected, s ... Read on »