Progress Against Hepatitis C, a Sneaky Virus

Progress Against Hepatitis C, a Sneaky Virus

  Forty years ago, a beloved neighbor was bedridden for weeks at a time with a mysterious ailment. She knew only that it involved her liver and that she must never drink alcohol, which would make things worse. It was decades before the cause of these debilitating...

Can Drugstore Pain Relievers Cause Severe Liver Damage

The health concern: Severe liver injury linked to the pain and fever-reducing drug acetaminophen. The medication is used in a variety of prescription treatments, and according to the Food and Drug Administration, inadvertent overdose from prescription drugs containing...
Hepatitis C in NY Times

Hepatitis C in NY Times

This article highlights recent recommendations by the United States Preventive Services Task Force that urge all baby boomer generation members to consider being screened for Hepatitis C Virus infection. http://www.nytimes.com...