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How to Care for a Loved One with Hep C

Living with hepatitis C can be challenging. Support can help your loved one through the tough times. Here is how you can help.

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9 Zero-Proof Cocktails to Try Now

If you have hepatitis C, you'll love toasting with these alcohol-free cocktails that come packed with fresh fruit, veggies (yes!), and all the flavor. Bottoms up!

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Diagnosis

Just Diagnosed With Hepatitis C? Here Are Your Next Steps

Know what to do with Hepatitis C from diagnosis and testing to treatment and beyond.

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Risk Factors

Liver Cancer Rising Dramatically in the U.S.

Liver cancer is one of the fastest growing cancers in America, and it’s rising faster in the U.S. because of lifestyle factors you can control.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is hepatitis C? Are there symptoms? Is there a cure? Am I at risk? Find out the answers to these questions with this FAQ.

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How Hepatitis C Progresses

Though progression of hepatitis C occurs very slowly, sometimes taking up to 30 years, it can progress much more quickly in some people. Others have the virus for years and have only minimal liver damage.

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Hepatitis C Terms to Know

An antibody is a substance found in the blood that the body produces in response to a virus. If someone has an antibody blood test done to detect hepatitis C, the test is identifying if a person has antibodies to the virus, which would indicate that ...

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Stopping the Spread of Hepatitis C

Covering cuts and blisters prevents other people from coming into contact with your blood. Though risk of hepatitis C transmission in a household is near zero, it’s still good to take precautions.

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A Hepatitis C Timeline

Scientists believe that the different subtypes of hepatitis C (HCV) originated around 200 years ago and that the six main genotypes of HCV have a common ancestor that dates back 400 years ago. But HCV likely evolved over hundreds of thousands of year...

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July 28 is World Hepatitis Day

On July 28, patients and advocates around the world will mark World Hepatitis Day. Almost 400 million people are infected with the Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C virus. Though they are different viruses, both can lead to liver damage, cirrhosis, and live...

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Why Hepatitis C Makes You Feel Tired (and What to Do About It)

There are many symptoms of Hepatitis C, including pain, anxiety, digestive issues and, of course, extreme fatigue. Unfortunately (and perhaps surprisingly), although we know that fatigue is a common Hep C symptom, we don’t really know why. One theory ...