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A Spotlight on the Rise of Hepatitis A Cases in the U.S. as we Recognize World Hepatitis Day on July 28

By Alexis Gbemudu

World Hepatitis Day is July 28th, and this year we highlight the recent surge in Hepatitis A virus (HAV) outbreaks across the United States. HAV is a vaccine-preventable viral infection of the liver transmitted through the consumption of tiny amounts of feces or through contact with an effected person. HAV can cause mild to severe […]


How Health Insurance is Providing a Not So Pleasant Surprise For Insured Patients Seeking Care

By Alexis Gbemudu

Surprise medical billing has become a reality for many Americans seeking treatment from the U.S. health care system, with 4 in 10 people saying they had received a surprisingly large medical bill during 2017. In a survey conducted by the Kaiser Family Foundation, 67 percent of people polled noted worry about surprise medical bills. This worry […]

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