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Multimedia Information Drive for Hepatitis B Launched
Oct 13 - The World Health Organization, in tandem with the Hepatology Society of the Philippines, launched the B-Aware Campaign, an awareness campaign to spread information about hepatitis B and to alleviate discrimination in the Philippines. Read more.
Liver Awareness Month: A Good Time to Clean Up Our Act
Oct 13 – October is Liver Awareness Month! What a great time to focus on the fabulous things that your liver does for your body and your health. Read more.
Drinking Decaf or Regular Coffee Maybe Good for the Liver, Study Suggests
Oct 13 – Higher coffee consumption, regardless of caffeine content, was linked to lower levels of abnormal liver enzymes, according the NCI researchers and published in Hepatology. This suggests that chemical compounds in coffee other than caffeine may help protect the liver. Read more.
Chicken, Fish Lower Liver Cancer Risk
Oct 13 – The health benefits of upping your intake of poultry and fish are many and varied, but a new study has shown such consumption can significantly lower the risk of liver cancer. Read more.
DOYLESTOWN, PA, October, 2014 – The Hepatitis B Foundation’s (HBF) High School Science Enrichment Program recently received an $8,500 donation from the Fulton Bank, N.A. This contribution was provided though the State’s “Educational Improvement Tax Credit” (EITC) program. The Pennsylvania EITC tax credit program allows businesses to receive tax credits for corporate state tax dollars they donate to educational programs such as the HBF’s Science Enrichment Program. Read more...
Campaign Focuses on Reducing HBV in Chinese City
Aug 25 – The Hepatitis B Foundation published initial results from its 3-year outreach campaign in Haimen City, China, which is the first of its kind to provide hepatitis B education to an entire city that included clinicians, civic leaders and the city’s 1 million residents. Read the HBF publication.
Page last modified October 7, 2014