May is Hepatitis Awareness Month in the United States. About 2.4 million people in the United States are living with hepatitis C, and 862,000 have hepatitis B, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), which also estimates millions of Americans are living with viral hepatitis and don’t know it. What’s more, people living with HIV often have problems that affect the liver, including viral hepatitis and fatty liver. Getting vaccinated and tested could save your life.”The Latino Commission on AIDS spearheads a hepatitis awareness campaign geared toward the Latino community. Hepatitis A virus (HAV), hepatitis B virus (HBV) and hepatitis C virus (HCV) infect liver cells called hepatocytes, which provide the best conditions for these viruses to reproduce.
At Wellness Axis we want to encourage habits of wellness, Increase awareness of factors and resources contributing to well-being, Inspire and empower individuals to take responsibility for their own health, and to support a sense of community. Wellness can be thought of as the quality or state of being in good health.