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Knowing Your Liver: Hepatitis C

July 6, 2016

Hepatitis C is a highly contagious virus that causes inflammation of the liver. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that “approximately 75%–85% of people who become infected with Hepatitis C virus develop chronic infection.”

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Knowing Your Liver: Hepatitis A

June 22, 2016

Hepatitis A is a highly contagious disease that causes inflammation of the liver. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) calculates that a great improvement has been made in the number of cases reported over the last 15 years; dropping from a staggering 30,000 in 1995 to a little over 1,200 in 2014.

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What Is Autoimmune Hepititis?

June 15, 2016

Autoimmune Hepatitis is a chronic, or long-lasting, disease that is caused when the body attacks its own liver cells, leading to inflammation and possible liver damage. Without diagnosis and treatment, hosts can fall victim to irreversible liver damage that has the potential of causing cirrhosis and even liver failure.

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The mission of the CHC Blog is to provide educational content on topics of health care and community benefit which is informative, valuable, and inspiring to our members, patients, and the community at large. 

Shelby Morgan - Editor / Author

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