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The Hepatitis Foundation International Live-R Die© educational DVD addresses binge drinking, drug abuse and other liver damaging behaviors by young adults.

Quest Diagnostics, Inc., has developed a new test that can detect a mutation in the ‪#‎hepatitisC‬ virus! This will help doctors determine which path of treatment is best for the patient. Hep C Tests Predict Best Meds The Hepatitis C virus can mutate and become drug resistant. But new tests …

A new study conducted at Baylor College of Medicine has found that the treatment and cure of ‪#‎hepatitisC‬ can help reduce the risk of‪#‎hepatocellularcarcinoma‬! HCV New Drug Research : Successful antiviral treatment for hepatitis C associated with reduction… Successful treatment for hepatitis C reduces risk of liver cancer later in …

Learn about Paula and Steve’s brave fight against hepatitis… HCV from a Transfusion for a Tonsillectomy Decades Ago Claims A Precious Life Hepatitis C was unrecognized in the blood transfusion Paula Marie needed when she ran into trouble during a tonsillectomy 50 years ago. Over the years, this treacherous virus slowly and …

Now meet Gil Sadler as he celebrated his annual fun and fundraising event, Jamaican*Me*Crazy, with family and friends… Jamaican*Me*Crazy By Gil Sadler Not many people shopping for a new house would have what Gil Sadler had on his “must have” list:  space for a sandbar-wrecked sailboat (including sandbar), full size …

On the 26th day of January 2013, the candle of life which had always glowed brightly, flickered and went dark with the passing of my mother Kathryn Lieberman. Kathryn, age 79, suffered a life-ending fall while we were on vacation in Puerto Rico—in spite of valiant efforts on the part …

Poor nutrition is rarely a cause of liver disease, but good nutrition in the form of a balanced diet, may help liver cells damaged by hepatitis viruses to regenerate, forming new liver cells. Nutrition is an essential part of treatment. Many chronic liver diseases are associated with malnutrition. Watch the …

What’s the problem? Televised testimonial promotions, as well as advertisements in health and nutrition magazines, aggressively promote the use of herbs and nutritional supplements – frequently without explaining potential dangers or side effects. Nutritional supplements and herbal remedies are readily available in supermarkets, pharmacies, health food stores, and offices of …

Children are not just little adults and medications prescribed or over the counter may be harmful to their liver as all drugs have to be processed through the liver.  This is especially a concern for the use of acetaminophen that is available in various strengths and contained in Tylenol and …

Here are just a few things you should avoid to maintain your liver’s health: Avoid excessive alcohol. Most people know that the liver acts as a filter and can be badly damaged by drinking too much alcohol. Liver specialists recommend that more than two drinks a day for men – …