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Liver Disease

Why Boosting My Son's Immune System Is the Most Important Thing in the World

Nishma Shah | Posted 10.28.2014 | Healthy Living
Nishma Shah

Our story started in 2005 when my beautiful son was born. When he was four weeks old we knew something was not right, and we rushed him to hospital. T...

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.

Sugar Kills! How Do We Decrease Consumption?

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 05.20.2014 | Healthy Living
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Our advice could be simple: "Eat real food. If they advertise it, don't buy it." The explanation simple as well: They advertise food and beverages because they want you to eat and drink products that are unhealthy."

Ron Dicker

Boy, 6, Writes Book To Raise $30,000 For Pal With Rare Disease

HuffingtonPost.com | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.26.2013 | Impact

Dylan Siegel goes beyond what many first graders might do for a pal. Siegel, a 6-year-old from Los Angeles, wrote a book called "Chocolate Bar" to ...

Obesity and Liver Disease in the Hispanic Community

Michael Goran | Posted 11.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Michael Goran

Public health officials also have a role to play. They should culturally tailor educational programs for the Hispanic community about the dangers of overconsumption of sugar and high fructose corn syrup in particular.

PHOTOS: Reddit Users Send Hundreds Of Letters To Stranger Dying From Liver Disease

Posted 05.15.2012 | Impact

Though loving family members constantly support his dying uncle, Sean O’Connor turned to complete strangers to help lift his relative’s spirits. ...

What's the Big Deal About a Fatty Liver?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 02.14.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

When you see that "fatty liver" diagnosis on your ultrasound report, see it as an indication that you need to make sure your cholesterol and sugar levels are okay and that you keep your weight and lifestyle as healthy as possible.

Vitamin E Shows Promise For Treating Liver Disease

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

LOS ANGELES — People with a common, obesity-related liver disease that has no known treatment got a surprising benefit from vitamin E pills, res...