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Disease Management
26 OCTOBER 2017

Liver Disease Statistics

According to the 2015 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), 86.4 percent of people ages 18 or older reported that they drank alcohol at some point in their lifetime. 70.1 percent reported that they drank in the past...

What should I know about Hepatitis B?
31 AUGUST 2017

Journeys Poster: Hepatitis B

With so much to look forward too at our upcoming Journeys event on Friday, September 8, 2017 – the Young Investigators Update in Liver Disease Poster Competition may be the most exciting! 7 Institutions will be joining us with public education posters on 7 liver disease topics. Rush University...

Rebirthday
04 AUGUST 2017

Hepatitis – The Silent Epidemic

Hepatitis Awareness Month: Shining a Light on a Silent Epidemic Millions of Americans are living with hepatitis in its many forms and do not know that they have it. May being Hepatitis Awareness Month is a good time to remind more Americans to get tested. Hepatitis is a virus...

Disease Management
04 AUGUST 2017

5 Things You Should Know About Hepatitis

The word ‘hepatitis’ means inflammation of the liver. Viral hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver. In the United States, the most common types of viral hepatitis are hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C. Toxins, certain drugs, heavy alcohol use, bacterial and viral infections can all cause hepatitis....