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How Hepatitis C Affects Your Body

From healthline.com

Hepatitis C is a viral disease that primarily causes inflammation of the liver, but the effects can be felt throughout the body. Hepatitis C causes inflammation of the liver. Over time, this leads to scarring and severe damage to the liver and its functions. Evenutally, the liver loses its ability…

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CVS to Cover Expensive Hepatitis C Drugs

From time.com

The prescription drug benefit arm of CVS said Monday that it will exclusively cover two costly hepatitis C drugs that were until recently the only oral treatments available for the disease, following moves by a competitor to cover an alternative drug.

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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Someone With Chronic Illness - US News

From usnews.com

Is holiday shopping leaving you frustrated? We've all been there - perplexed, scratching our head, thinking, "What do I buy the person who seems to have everything?" Holiday gift giving gets even trickier when it comes to buying the perfect gift for someone who has something they don't want…

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Nearly 4 million Americans infected with hepatitis C

From good4utah.com

Millions of people in the United States suffer from hepatitis C, but most of them don't even know they have it. Dr. Michael Charlton from Intermountain Medical Center talks more about the disease. An estimated 3-4 million persons in the United States are chronically infected with the hepatitis C virus…

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Gilead Faces Lawsuit Over Hepatitis C Drug Pricing

From go.com

Philadelphia's Transportation Authority has filed a lawsuit against Gilead Sciences Inc. over the pricing of its hepatitis C drug. Sovaldi is a highly effective pill treatment for the most common form of hepatitis C without the injections and unpleasant side effects of earlier treatments.

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