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21 NOVEMBER 2013

2013 ALF Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award

Charles M. Rice, Ph.D., Leading Hepatitis C Virus Molecular Virologist, Receives American Liver Foundation’s 2013 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award The American Liver Foundation has presented its 2013 Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award to Charles M. Rice, Ph.D., who is world-renowned in the field of hepatitis C research. The award was...

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04 OCTOBER 2013

13 Ways to a Healthy Liver

Liver Awareness Month Feature The best way to fight liver disease is to avoid it, if at all possible. As we observe Liver Awareness Month in 2013, here are 13 ways to achieve liver wellness. Appropriately, that’s one useful tip for each year of the new century! Maintain a...

12 SEPTEMBER 2013

ALF Launches Hepatic Encephalopathy Website

With the invaluable support of Salix Pharmaceuticals, the American Liver Foundation unveiled a microsite on August 21 that is dedicated to Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE), a life-threatening liver disease. The overall title for this new online resource center is “HE 123,” a reference to the three-pronged approach to tackling this serious...

05 AUGUST 2013

Support for Chronic Illness

If you have a chronic liver disease, such as cirrhosis, hepatitis C or liver cancer, it’s understandable that you, your family members and caregivers may experience a roller coaster of emotions, and have many questions. At this difficult time, we want you to know you’re not alone: The American Liver...

05 AUGUST 2013

What healthy foods should I eat?

Do you realize that your liver is depending on you? It’s true. Even though you can’t see it hidden away under your rib cage, if your liver could speak to you, it would say: “I’m working hard, doing my best to process what you eat and drink into energy and...

27 NOVEMBER 2012

A Life Changed By Giving

I don’t have a liver condition nor does anyone in my family, but I know the pain and worry a family can feel if they have a loved one with liver disease. My relationship with the American Liver Foundation started in 2002 when I reached out to secure a spot...


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