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New Treatments for Hepatitis C Show Promising Cure Rate

By Nili Gujadhur, MD  |  5/27/2015

Hepatitis C, like Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, is a blood-borne virus that infects the liver. It produces inflammation and eventually leads to cirrhosis and liver failure. About 170 million people worldwide are infected with the v...

Six myths about the flu and the flu vaccine

By Kelly DerCola MD  |  12/5/2014

Misguided advice, myths and inaccuracies have steered some individuals away from the facts about the flu and the flu vaccine. The truth is, the flu shot is your best bet for avoiding influenza. The Centers for Disease Control...