Threat Grows From Liver Illness Tied to Obesity

June 14, 2014 2:57 AM

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Threat Grows From Liver Illness Tied to Obesity

Dr Joel Lavine, chief of pediatric gastroenterology at NewYork-Presbyterian Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital on May 22. Lavine studies fatty liver disease, a rapidly growing problem driven by poor diet. (Nancy Borowick/The New York Times)

Despite major gains in fighting hepatitis C and other chronic liver conditions, public health officials are now faced with a growing epidemic of liver disease that is tightly linked to the obesity crisis.

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