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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!

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Liver Life Blog Post World Hepatitis Day 2020

You may have seen a previous Liver Life Blog post from Lindsay Ventura, National Manager, Outreach and Education.  Here’s a vlog from Lindsay where she introduces herself and shares some information about World Hepatitis Day! ...

Mind-Body Connection: Coping with COVID-19

Mind-Body Connection: Coping with COVID-19 We could all use a little calm in our lives, and in this video, American Liver Foundation New England Division's Lindsay Ventura leads a webinar to provide emotional, physical and ...

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Training Hosted by ALF Patient Advisory Committee and PBC Foundation

The American Liver Foundation is always looking for an opportunity to present innovative new solutions to the challenges of living with liver disease like primary biliary cholangitis (PBC). We seized such an opportunity last month ...

The PBC Breakfast Sandwich

In the Doctor's Kitchen Eating a healthy diet and exercising regularly helps the liver to work well. If you’re living with liver disease, your diet is often adjusted to meet your individual needs. You should ...

Facebook Live Presentation: End Stage Liver Disease

Click here to watch the recorded presentation (must be logged in to Facebook) Dr. Caroline Jouhourian, a gastroenterologist from St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton, MA, will join our own Lindsay Ventura, Community Outreach and ...

Meet ALF Patient Advisory Council Member Navin Vij, MD

There are many paths to patient advocacy and many compelling stories. Navin Vij, a young doctor from Cleveland, only learned that he had hepatitis C four years ago, and in that time, has made an ...

Mouthwatering Recipes for a Really Cool Summer!

Who says healthy dishes can’t be yummy? Every year, the Master Chefs at our Flavors events create exquisite dishes that are stunning in appearance, unbelievably appetizing and, believe it or not, good for you! So, ...

Pathways to Recovery

Alcohol and Drug Abuse Recovery Is Possible – With Determination, Assistance and Acknowledgement September is National Recovery Month, sponsored by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), within the U.S. Department of Health ...

ALF Patient Advisory Council

Hepatitis C Patient Advocates Speak Out To be a hepatitis C patient advocate is to offer your time and energy to generate greater awareness about a disease that affects some four million Americans and try ...

Obesity and Fatty Livers

A month devoted to the importance of liver awareness gives you the opportunity to focus on the important role the liver plays. You can also learn about different forms of liver disease including the threat ...

Are You at Risk for Liver Cancer?

Liver Cancer ...

Acetaminophen Risks

As Cold & Flu Season Strikes, Double-Check Your Medications This is the season for colds and flu and as you head to the drugstore, it is important to be aware that too much acetaminophen can ...

Hepatitis – The Silent Epidemic

Hepatitis Awareness Month: Shining a Light on a Silent Epidemic Millions of Americans are living with hepatitis in its many forms and do not know that they have it. May being Hepatitis Awareness Month is ...

6 Things You Should Know About Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is the growth and spread of unhealthy cells in the liver. Cancer that starts in the liver is primary liver cancer. Cancer that spreads to the liver from another organ is metastatic liver cancer. Risk ...

5 Things You Should Know About Hepatitis

The word ‘hepatitis’ means inflammation of the liver. Viral hepatitis is the inflammation of the liver. In the United States, the most common types of viral hepatitis are hepatitis A, hepatitis B and hepatitis C ...

5 Facts About Recovery

Alcohol and Drug Addiction Just in time for National Recovery Month in September, check out these facts that relate to many forms of recovery, including recovery from alcohol and drug abuse. The Substance Abuse and ...

5 Ways to Take Care of Your Liver

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5 Facts About Liver Disease

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25 Ways to Love Your Liver Health

Love Your Liver ...

Managing Liver Disease

July is Disease Management Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our fourth poster of the month: Managing Liver Disease ...

Managing Medications

July is Disease Management Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our second poster of the month: Managing Medications ...

Healthy Recipes for the Holidays

What could be more cheering during the holidays and the official beginning of winter than cozily spending time with family and friends while enjoying some warm, tasty dishes together? And if you’d like to cook ...

Managing Medications with Liver Disease

July is Disease Management Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our webinar of the month: Managing Medications with Liver Disease ...

Apps to Improve Your Mental Health

May is Mental Health Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our fourth poster of the month: Apps to Improve Your Mental Health ...

Finding Support

May is Mental Health Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our third poster of the month: Finding Support ...

Depression

May is Mental Health Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our second poster of the month: Depression ...

What is Mental Health?

May is Mental Health Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our first poster of the month: What is Mental Health? ...

Mental Health and Liver Disease

May is Mental Health Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our webinar of the month: Mental Health and Liver Disease ...

Apps to Help You Stay Fit

February is Fitness and Exercise Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our fourth poster of the month: Apps to Help You Stay Fit ...

30 Day Exercise Starter Routine

February is Fitness and Exercise Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our fourth poster of the month: 30 Day Exercise Starter Routine ...

Four Building Blocks of Fitness As You Age

February is Fitness and Exercise Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our fourth poster of the month: Four Building Blocks as You Age ...

Physical & Mental Benefits of Exercise for Adults

February is Fitness and Exercise Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our first poster of the month: Physical & Mental Benefits of Exercise for Adults ...

Fitness, Exercise, & Liver Wellness

February is Fitness and Exercise Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our webinar of the month: Fitness, Exercise, & Liver Wellness ...

Getting Started with Mindfulness

January is Mindfulness Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our poster of the month: Getting Started with Mindfulness ...

Incorporating Mindfulness Into Your Life

January is Mindfulness Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our poster of the month: Incorporating Mindfulness Into Your Life ...

Mindfulness & Liver Disease

January is Mindfulness Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program Check out our webinar of the month: Mindfulness & Liver Disease ...

What is Mindfulness?

January is Mindfulness Month for the American Liver Foundation’s Get Fit program! Check out our first poster of the month: What is Mindfulness? ...

Recipe of the Month

Spinach, Salmon and Grapefruit Salad with Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette from Chef Joseph Hoffmaster at Dakota’s, Dallas, TX Ingredients: 3 cups of fresh baby spinach 1 large Texas grapefruit 2 ounces goat cheese 1 ounce toasted ...

Recipes of the Month

Spinach & Toasted Walnuts 2 heads of baby spinach ½ cup of dried blueberries ½ red onion, sliced thin 2 bell peppers (1 red, 1 yellow) finely sliced 1 cup toasted walnuts Dressing/Marinate ½ cup ...

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 ...

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. Here are 13 tried and true ways to achieve liver wellness!  Maintain a healthy weight. If you’re ...

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 ...

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