Healthy Living

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Hepatitis C by the Numbers: Facts, Stats, & You

HCV is one of the five main hepatitis viruses. Understand the facts, statistics, symptoms, available treatments, and risk factors of hepatitis C.

Belladonna: Remedy with a Dark Past

Belladonna (Atropa belladonna) is a poisonous plant that has been used as a medicine since ancient times.

Bacterial Meningitis and Vaccinations

Meningitis is a rare but serious condition that results from a bacterial infection. It causes swelling and inflammation in the tissues surrounding the brain and spinal cord.

Cardiac Stent: How It Works, Benefits & More

A cardiac stent is used to treat narrowed coronary arteries. Stents can also be used to improve blood flow immediately following a heart attack.

GMOs: Pros and Cons

Genetically modified organism foods are made with soy, corn, or other crops grown from seeds with genetically engineered DNA..

What Are the First-Line Treatments for COPD?

If you’ve been diagnosed with COPD, your doctor will work with you to determine the best treatment options.