Hepatitis B is a viral infection that has both acute and chronic forms, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The disease is transferred through exposure to bodily fluids. Though hepatitis-B vaccin... More »

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Information about hepatitis is available from the Centers for Disease Control, WebMD and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. The provided information covers an overview of the disease, i... More »

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The most important facts about hepatitis B are that it's a viral liver infection that spreads through body fluids and blood, informs WebMD. Sharing needles and having unprotected sex with someone who has the infection ar... More »

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Hepatitis C is an infectious disease of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus, or HCV, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Active hepatitis C means the infection is active in the body as oppo... More »

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The Hepatitis C virus, which is sometimes referred to as HCV, is a bloodborne RNA virus that causes the liver disease Hepatitis C, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As of 2014, approximately 3.... More »

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Hepatitis C is a contagious liver disease that is spread through contact with blood infected with the hepatitis C virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Hepatitis C is not transmitted through... More »

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People with hepatitis C have a life expectancy 15 years shorter than those without the virus, according to studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, as reported in Hep Magazine. The study also ... More »

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