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10 APRIL 2014

Liver Transplant Q&A

Approximately 6,000 liver transplants are performed in the U.S. each year. But more than 17,000 Americans are still waiting for donated livers to become available for transplants. Recipients and those awaiting transplants have a myriad of questions about the transplant process and long-term outcomes. ALF sits down with Dr. Fredric...

20 FEBRUARY 2014

5 Ways to Love Your Liver

You only have one liver. Yet most people don’t give much thought to their livers and the vital function it serves. But they should. Liver disease—and there are more than 100 types—is not something that just happens to someone else, it can happen to you. The good news is that...

20 FEBRUARY 2014

Patient Resources

The American Liver Foundation has a wealth of information about liver disease prevention, screening/testing and treatment. We operate a National Helpline to answer your questions and three educational websites, including two that are dedicated to Hepatitis C and Hepatic Encephalopathy (HE). We host webinars on a variety of liver conditions,...

19 DECEMBER 2013

Taking Medications for Hepatitis C

Living With Hepatitis C: Importance of Taking Medications as Directed Taking medication at the exact frequency and dosage prescribed is an essential part of managing hepatitis C. Failure to take medication as prescribed is called “non-adherence” and it can lead to severe, even life-threatening consequences. There are many reasons...

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...

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