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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 be dangerous. It’s safe and effective when used as directed, but taking more than the recommended dose can lead to liver damage or worse.
Justin Barney was a strapping college student. All this changed one weekend and now his mother is on a mission to warn the public about the dangers of acetaminophen when not taken as directed.
Research is integral to the work of the American Liver Foundation and is essential to finding new ways to prevent, treat and cure liver disease. Supporting early-career scientists is critical to this effort. In 2014, the American Liver Foundation provided funding to 11 early-career scientists from some of the nation’s leading academic institutions who are making the study of liver disease their life’s work. Meet one of them.
There is always a lot happening at the American Liver Foundation and in the world of liver disease. Find out what we've been up to!
The American Liver Foundation is making news on topics including liver wellness, disease prevention, screening and treatment.
You have heard the old saw, “Everything in moderation.” And this month we present a somewhat decadent recipe for you to enjoy – in moderation.
ALF hosts a number of events throughout the year to support liver disease awareness. Check our events calendar and find one to participate in.
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