The hepatitis viruses all cause acute inflammation of the liver, and some infections related to hepatitis B and C may become chronic. READ MORE

Have You Been Tested for Hepatitis C?

Routine screening for hepatitis C—which can destroy the liver over time—should occur in all American adults, a key government panel recommended Tuesday.

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Hepatitis C and Baby Boomers

Baby boomers are at increased risk for hepatitis C, so it's important to get tested and begin treatment as soon as possible.

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Liver Cancer Risks That May Surprise You

About 30,000 Americans are diagnosed with primary liver cancer each year. Here’s what you need to know.

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How You're Hurting Your Liver

The liver plays an important role for your body from producing cholesterol, bile and proteins to storing minerals, vitamins and carbohydrates. Here are some habits that you may not realize are harming your liver.

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Common Misconceptions About Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is often called a "silent" disease because symptoms are rarely visible in the early stages. Misconceptions often surround this stealthy disease.

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Liver Cancer a Big Threat to U.S.

Liver cancer cases in several developed countries have doubled in the past 25 years.

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Coffee and Tea May Help Prevent Liver Disease

Your daily caffeine habit may have a surprising benefit.

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Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)

PBC is a progressive autoimmune disease that damages or destroys the bile ducts in the liver. It can cause inflammation, scarring and cirrhosis. READ MORE

Conditions & Treatments

Unexplained Itching and Fatigue? Time to Get Your Liver Checked

Imagine having itchy skin and fatigue with no explanation or diagnosis for your symptoms.

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Don't Ignore This Important Women's Health Issue

You’ve probably never heard about this condition, but here’s what you should know about it.

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