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Hepatitis Center

General Overview

Hepatitis is a liver infection caused by a virus. There are several types of hepatitis infections:

Special Topics

Hepatitis A prevention for travelers

Among travelers, hepatitis A is one of the most common infections that can be prevented.

Hepatitis A in childcare settings

Hepatitis A is a viral infection that is easily spread in childcare settings. Learn more about hepatitis A and how it can be prevented.

Image for liver disease prevention in women Reducing your risk of cirrhosis

You can take several steps to reduce your risk of developing cirrhosis. Learn more here.

 

Special Topics (Continued)

Image for swimming pool article Water, water, everywhere, but is it safe to swim?

In swimming pools, germs, such as Cryptosporidium, E Coli, Giardia, Shigella, and Hepatitis A are the most common causes of recreational water illnesses. Read more here.

Natural and Alternative Treatments (By Condition)

Resources

Hepatitis Education Project
http://www.hepeducation.org/
Hepatitis Foundation International
http://www.hepfi.org/
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