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10 more states report hepatitis outbreak in kids

hepatitis

At least 10 more states across the United States are reporting similar cases of severe acute hepatitis—liver disease of unknown origin. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued a national health alert ...

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Liver transplant waiting lists fueled by alcohol, obesity

liver transplants

Alcohol consumption and being overweight is contributing to a record number of Americans needing liver transplants. The rise is being seen most acutely by those over 65 whose numbers now mirror those ...

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Once near death, little girl is celebrating miracle of Christmas with new liver and kidney

christmas kidney

For most families, Christmas gifts are usually found under a tree that’s adorned with tinsel, lights and shiny bulbs. But for one Missouri family a new liver and kidney transplanted into their ...

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