Take Care: Awareness of Hepatitis C is important

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Take Care: Awareness of Hepatitis C is important

What do you need to know about hepatitis C?

While Hepatitis C awareness is growing, many people are still unfamiliar with what the infection is and who should be tested. Cathy McAffee, Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner at Keystone Community Outreach, reviews some facts and statistics about Hepatitis C.

What is Hepatitis C?

In short, it is an inflammation of the liver. The liver processes nutrients, filters blood and prevents infections. When inflamed, these functions can be affected. Thanks to modern medicine, treatments are available that can cure Hep C for many infected people.

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