Hepatitis C, liver cancer, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) are just three of the hundreds of types of overlooked liver diseases that can affect your health and well-being. Consumer Reports recently provided readers with ways to keep their livers healthy.
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If you were born between the years 1945 and 1965, you should be aware of an important health statistic that affects you: Baby boomers are five times more likely to have hepatitis C than other adults.
Philadelphia Inquirer reporter Ilene Raymond Rush recently spoke with Dr. Dina Halegoua-DeMarzio, Director of the Fatty Liver Center at Jefferson, about a research study noting a possible association between obesity and liver cancer risk.
In 2014 Barbara Sommons, a nurse from Richboro, Pa., saw her doctor for persistent fatigue that she couldn’t seem to shake. Blood tests revealed a diagnosis she would have never guessed, even with her clinical background. Barbara had contracted Hepatitis C from a blood transfusion nearly 40 years prior.