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Jul

21

The ABC’s of Hepatitis. Do You Know The Difference?

Viral hepatitis refers to infections caused by viruses that attack the liver. Severe chronic cases of viral hepatitis can lead to life-threatening liver cirrhosis, liver failure or even liver cancer. Do you know the difference between these varying conditions? Mode of Transmission / Prevention: Hepatitis A: Contaminated food and water. There is a safe HAV […]

Jul

15

How Does GERD Affect the Esophagus?

Occasional heartburn or acid reflux is not uncommon. In fact, many suffer from frequent throat or stomach pain. However, if you experience it two or more times a week, you may be at risk for serious complications. Repeated exposure to harmful stomach acid can dramatically affect the lining of the esophagus. Those with severe cases […]

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