From Charles Daniel, former About.com Guide
Protect Yourself from Hepatitis
While we can't protect ourselves from everything, many types of hepatitis are preventable. Vaccines are very effective for preventing infection from hepatitis A and hepatitis B and are easy to get. The best way to prevent hepatitis C infection is to avoid contact with the blood of infected people.
- Preventing Viral Hepatitis
- Six Common Questions about Spreading HCV
- Preventing Hepatitis C
- Are You at Risk for Hepatitis C?
- Ten Things That Won't Transmit Hepatitis
- Protect Yourself from Hepatitis C
- Is Hepatitis C Spread Through Sex?
- Why Is There No Hepatitis C Vaccine?
- Can a Mother Give Hepatitis C to Her Baby?
- How Long Can Viral Hepatitis Live Outside the Body?
- Can Sharing a Drinking Glass Spread Hepatitis C?
- Do Mosquitoes Spread Viral Hepatitis?
- Who's at Risk for Hepatitis A?
- All about the Hepatitis A Vaccine
- What Is the Fecal-Oral Route?
- All about the Hepatitis B Vaccine
- Do You Need the Hepatitis B Vaccine?
- Is Hepatitis B Spread Through Sex?
Living with Hepatitis
Being able to cope is an important part of living with hepatitis. Occasionally dealing with uninformed people and adapting your life to the realities of possible chronic disease requires this important skill.
- Chronic Hepatitis Nutrition
- Living with Hepatitis
- Color Me Yellow: Hepatitis and Tattoos
- How Infectious Is a Kiss?
- Understanding the Stigma of Hepatitis
- Seven Myths about Hepatitis C
- Breastfeeding and Viral Hepatitis
- Did You Know This about Hepatitis C?
- How Many People Have Hepatitis?
- Five Ways to Look Out for Yourself
- Hepatitis and Holiday Stress
The Hepatitis Community
Research continually shows that being a part of a social network and having support groups are integral to a healthful life. While interaction with others is important for everyone, it is especially necessary when living with hepatitis. Finding others who share your interests makes it easy to share successes, concerns and your ideas on living with hepatitis.