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2014 American Liver Foundation Mission Video
Posted on April 15th 2014
Learn more about who we are, what we do, and how you can join the cause by watching our 2014 Mission Video!

IBTimes.com, The Cost Of A Cure: New Drugs May Eradicate Hepatitis C But Are They Worth It?
Posted on April 14th 2014
Read the latest about the new drugs available for hepatitis C in the International Business Times. The piece includes comments from American Liver Foundation’s National Medical Advisory Committee Chairman, Dr. Hillel Tobias and Paul Bolter, Community Education and Outreach Manger of the Greater New York Division of the American Liver Foundation.

CNN.com, The next frontier in 3-D printing: Human organs
Posted on April 4th 2014
The emerging process of 3-D printing, which uses computer-created digital models to create real-world objects, has produced everything from toys to jewelry to food. Soon, however, 3-D printers may be spitting out something far more complex, and controversial: human organs.

Liver Life Challenge Rider Profile: TD 5 Boro Bike Tour
Posted on April 2nd 2014
Jennifer is riding for the third year in a row but this time with someone very special beside her – Jack, her 13 year old son, who was diagnosed with Biliary Atresia at 7 1/2 weeks old.

April is National Donate Life Month!
Posted on April 1st 2014
Throughout April we will be celebrating DONATE LIFE MONTH. At the American Liver Foundation, Greater New York Division we will recognize our liver transplant recipients. living donors and those who donated organs when they passed away.

Liver Advocates go to Washington
Posted on March 27th 2014
The American Liver Foundation was one of several organizations that participated in a 2014 Liver Capitol Hill Day on March 26, 2014 in Washington D. C.

A Discussion On HCV: What You Need To Know
Posted on March 20th 2014
Join the American Liver Foundation, Greater New York Division and the Chronic Liver Disease Foundation for an educational webinar discussing Hepatitis C on April 23rd, 2014.

2014 HEPC 123 PSA
Posted on March 5th 2014
We are always interested in reaching new audiences with our messages! This American Liver Foundation PSA was shown at the 2014 Daytona 500! View it here!

HE Webinar: January 2014
Posted on February 27th 2014
Did you miss our webinar about Hepatic Encephalopathy designed for patients and caregivers in January? Don't worry- you can watch it here.

NYTimes.com, Progress Against Hepatitis C, a Sneaky Virus
Posted on February 24th 2014
Forty years ago, a beloved neighbor was bedridden for weeks at a time with a mysterious ailment. She knew only that it involved her liver and that she must never drink alcohol which would make things worse.

FoxNews.com, Are You at Risk for Liver Disease?
Posted on February 18th 2014
More than 30 million people in the U.S. have liver disease. Plus, cases of hepatitis C, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and liver cancer are on the rise. We know overindulging in sweets and alcohol is bad for our waistlines, but what about our livers?

2014 LIVER CHAMPION IS ART CLARK!
Posted on January 15th 2014
I am Art Clark. My journey into the world of liver transplantation began in March 2007 with an esophageal bleed. I was admitted to the hospital and after tests my wife and I were told that I had liver cancer and would need a liver transplant due to inoperable cancerous tumors.

Archived News

Huffington Post Canada, Liver Health: How to Keep Your Cleansing Organ Healthy
Posted on February 27th 2014
The health of your liver tends to be a hot topic of conversation around the holidays, with the multitude of occasions for drinking. But that definitley doesn't mean you should ignore this vital organ for the rest of the year.

NewYorkTimes.com, Progress Against Hepatitis C, a Sneaky Virus
Posted on February 24th 2014
Forty years ago, a beloved neighbor was bedridden for weeks at a time with a mysterious ailment. She knew only that it involved her liver and that she must never drink alcohol, which would make things worse.

LifeScript.com, Stages of Hepatitis C, Caregiver
Posted on February 13th 2014
Knowing when and how to help is a vital part of caregiving. Hepatitis C treatment can feel like an endurance race. Reaching the finish line - and returning to health - is easier with the help of family or friends.

New Hope for People with Liver Disease
Posted on February 4th 2014
Tom Nealon talks about his work at the American Liver Foundation and promising new treatments for hepatitis C patients.

Get Your G-Tox On: Green Juice Your Way to a Healthier Lifestyle
Posted on January 24th 2014
As you slowly undo the dietary damage you did over the holidays, you might want to consider what I call ‘G-toxing’— incorporating a daily green juice that replaces a meal, snack or coffee break into your routine.

SUPPORT GUIDES for the Newly Diagnosed - YOUR DOLLARS AT WORK
Posted on December 27th 2013
When you raise money for the American Liver Foundation, the American Liver Foundation invests that money in the future of liver disease - in educational resources, research and advocacy. In fact, in 2013 $0.82cents of every dollar was invested directly into program services.

A MESSAGE FROM the EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR of the GREATER NEW YORK DIVISIONů.
Posted on December 24th 2013
I am so pleased to have joined the American Liver Foundation, Greater New York Division. I am happy to be partnering with our volunteer leadership and our Greater New York staff, Randa Adib and Jenna Adolph, moving forward to a future free of liver disease.

Page updated: December 23rd, 2013