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Why Hepatitis C Still Kills 16,000 Americans Per Year, and What We Can Do About It

Ryan Clary | Posted 09.27.2014 | Impact
Ryan Clary

A landmark public-health achievement -- stopping suffering and death from end-stage liver disease and liver cancer, while reducing and even eliminating new infections -- is well within our grasp. But we must commit to this plan and work fast.

Why Are People Ignoring The Deadly Risks Of This Diet Pill?

Posted 01.28.2014 | Healthy Living

Doctors say they are now almost certain that aegeline, a substance naturally found in bael trees, was the harmful ingredient in the weight-loss supple...

Diet Supplement In Trouble For Second Time This Year, Recall Will Cost Millions

Posted 11.20.2013 | Business

USPLabs LLC, which produces the weight loss supplement OxyElite Pro, is having a rough year. After more than 50 cases of liver damage were linked ...

GNC Delayed Pulling This Possibly Deadly Pill -- Why?

Posted 10.10.2013 | Healthy Living

When the Hawaii Department of Health issued a request Tuesday that the diet supplement OxyELITE Pro be voluntarily removed from store shelves, they re...

Diet Pill Pulled From Shelves Nationwide After 29 Cases Of Liver Failure, 1 Death

Posted 10.09.2013 | Healthy Living

Diet supplement manufacturer USPLabs is stopping nationwide distribution of the diet pill OxyELITE Pro in lieu of a staggering number of liver failure...

Gabriela Aoun

Killer Diet Supplement? Liver Damage Cases In Hawaii Rise To 30

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriela Aoun | Posted 10.03.2013 | Healthy Living

The number of recent liver damage cases linked to dietary supplements has risen from 10 to 30 in the last week. All 30 cases have been reported in Haw...

Dietary Supplements Linked To 10 'Severe' Liver Failure Cases In Hawaii

Posted 09.27.2013 | Healthy Living

Ten young, seemingly-healthy people have been admitted into Hawaii hospitals in the last five months for varying degrees of liver inflammation and fai...

Man Donates Two-Thirds Of His Liver To Save His Mother's Life

The Huffington Post | Zoe Mintz | Posted 12.17.2012 | Impact

Ryan Goodwin knows the meaning of sacrifice. The 27-year-old from Oklahoma, donated two-thirds of his liver to his mother who was dying from stage ...