liver health

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What You Need to Know About Viral Hepatitis

There are several types of viral hepatitis. Learn more about this viral infection.

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After Half a Century, I’m Finally Free From Hepatitis C

Thanks to one of the first direct-acting antivirals and a decades-long pursuit for a cure, I’ve finally shaken hepatitis C

Enfermedad de hígado graso no alcohólico

Enfermedad de hígado graso no alcohólico

La incidencia de EHGNA está aumentando. Esto es lo que debe saber sobre las distintas etapas de la enfermedad, así como sobre las recomendaciones de prevención y tratamiento.

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Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

NAFLD is on the rise. Here’s what to know about the disease’s various stages, as well as prevention and treatment guidelines

St. Patrick’s Day: A time to Toast … Your Liver

St. Patrick’s Day: A time to Toast … Your Liver

Let's celebrate the magnanimous dedication of our liver to keep our whole body fed and alive

Liver Cancer Risks That May Surprise You

About 30,000 Americans are diagnosed with primary liver cancer each year. Here’s what you need to know.

Have You Been Tested for Hepatitis C?

Routine screening for hepatitis C—which can destroy the liver over time—should occur in all American adults, a key government panel recommended Tuesday.

I Was Diagnosed With a Rare Autoimmune Liver Disease Before I Had Any Symptoms

After a PBC diagnosis, I learned to self-advocate and discovered my “own normal.”

How You're Hurting Your Liver

The liver plays an important role for your body from producing cholesterol, bile and proteins to storing minerals, vitamins and carbohydrates. Here are some habits that you may not realize are harming your liver.

Common Misconceptions About Liver Cancer

Liver cancer is often called a "silent" disease because symptoms are rarely visible in the early stages. Misconceptions often surround this stealthy disease.

Signs of Liver Cancer That Can Fly Under the Radar

Liver cancer is less common in the United States than it is worldwide, but it is often caught late and is increasingly fatal. It's important to recognize the signs of liver cancer.

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Coffee and Tea May Help Prevent Liver Disease

Your daily caffeine habit may have a surprising benefit.

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Primary Biliary Cholangitis (PBC)

PBC is a progressive autoimmune disease that damages or destroys the bile ducts in the liver. It can cause inflammation, scarring and cirrhosis. READ MORE

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Hepatitis C and Baby Boomers

Baby boomers are at increased risk for hepatitis C, so it's important to get tested and begin treatment as soon as possible.

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