Awareness Requires Action

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. There are all kinds of hepatitis- A, B, C, D, E- maybe even more. Each of them is different. None of them are good, and some are worse than others. The CDC has a great website where you can go to learn about each different type. Awareness or a lack thereof, is a problem. Once we become aware, however, is that enough? In my mind, the answer is NO! Awareness requires that we act accordingly. If we don't, we are static, and nothing changes. In the case of a silent infection with a hepatitis virus, the liver is slowly and methodically being damaged by the chronic inflammation of liver tissue that scars as a means healing itself. Left untreated, cirrhos

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