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Various states are putting out warning about large outbreaks of Hepatitis A, but in today’s world shrunken by travel, it’s something we should all be on the lookout for! Hepatitis A, like B and C, is a liver disease, but with Hepatitis A, the symptoms at least pass. For additional support against Hep A, make […]

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In the News: Hepatitis A

February 22, 2019

Hepatitis A outbreaks have been happening regularly, and they’re affecting a lot more people these days than just the small handfuls of years past. Right now, Columbus, Ohio has its largest outbreak since 1999—with ten times as many cases (over 1600). Hepatitis A is a preventable disease mostly spread by poor hygiene, in other words, […]

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Protect Your Liver

January 22, 2019

Hepatitis isn’t the big cause of liver disease anymore—poor diet is. Worst of all, symptoms may be silent. Fatty liver disease rates are rising amongst both American adults and children. Diets high in added sugars and fat are silently fueling fatty liver disease. Fatty liver disease raises the risk for heart problems, type-2 diabetes, and […]

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Why Hep C Is so Common

May 24, 2018

Hepatitis C is a “silent” illness—you can have it for decades with little or no symptoms. Despite not being flashy and headline grabbing, Hepatitis C is a pretty big deal, and deserves the attention of “scarier” illnesses like HIV. Why? Untreated, the damage Hepatitis C causes the lover can lead to liver failure and worse. […]

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Having extra belly fat means there’s a good chance you’re short on Vitamin D, according to new research. It’s unclear whether lack of Vitamin D makes belly fat grow, or whether belly fat somehow causes low Vitamin D levels. Either way, Vitamin D is important for health in several ways, supporting bones, the immune system, […]

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