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New Research Links Hepatitis to Parkinson's Risk

You may have seen recent headlines tying hepatitis to Parkinson’s disease. In a study published in the journal Neurology, researchers reported that people who have hepatitis B or C may have a higher risk of developing the neurodegenerative brain disorder. But the finding shouldn’t be cause for alarm, stresses Andrew Feigin, MD, professor of …

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The Hepatitis A Outbreak Is Now Officially in LA

A hepatitis A outbreak was declared in Los Angeles County on Tuesday, according to the Los Angeles Times, just days after San Diego health officials announced an outbreak of the contagious disease in that city. While only 10 people have been confirmed infected in Los Angeles County, the San Diego outbreak is currently …

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