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New Research Shows Chronic Hepatitis C Linked to Cardiac Health

Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is the most common cause of cirrhosis and liver cancer in the United States. What few people realize is that, while HCV can be hidden disease, this liver disease can affect your health beyond the liver. Studies have shown a connection between hepatitis C virus and cardiac and metabolic health. “Hepatitis […]

Know Limits for Black Licorice

When you pass by the Halloween candy bowl this week, federal health officials want adults 40 and older to limit the amount of black licorice they eat every day. Eat more than 2 ounces daily for two weeks and you might wind up with an irregular heart rhythm or arrhythmia. Food and Drug Administration officials […]