Rochester, Minnesota - It is possible that a blocked salivary gland could be causing your symptoms. But another disorder might be the source of the problem, too. Treatment for your condition will need to be based on the underlying cause. Make an appointment to see a doctor for an evaluation. Once the root cause is identified, your doctor can make a treatment plan that fits your situation.

Jacksonville, Florida - All patients with hepatitis C who receive a liver transplant will eventually infect their new livers. These transplanted organs then require anti-viral treatment before they become severely damaged. But traditional post-transplant hepatitis C therapy can take up to a year, is potentially toxic and can lead to organ rejection.

Washington, DC - With the open enrollment period for health coverage beginning on Saturday, November 15, Consumer Reports has a web-based tool at HealthLawHelper.org offering valuable information to help consumers navigate their healthcare options.

Washington, DC - The statement below was released by Australia in its capacity as host of the G20:

Washington, DC - In this week’s address, the President reminded Americans that Affordable Care Act open enrollment begins this weekend.  In the past year more than 10 million people have gained health insurance, including more than seven million who enrolled in Health Insurance Marketplace coverage.  They are proof that the Affordable Care Act is working, making health care more affordable, accessible, and of higher quality for millions of people.

Washington, DC - The effort to contain the Ebola epidemic in Liberia is showing preliminary signs of progress in some counties, but maintaining and extending these trends will require sustained efforts, according to three early-release articles in CDC’s Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) today. The three reports are among six MMWR articles on Ebola released by CDC today.