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National Briefing...
Please join us at a special briefing Thursday, Feb. 14, in Washington, DC, highlighting the critical need for promoting liver health education on the national agenda. This briefing is co-hosted by Senators Tom Harkin (D-IA) and Representatives Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Charlie Dent (R-PA), Mike Honda (D-CA), and Hank Johnson (D-GA), and sponsored by Hepatitis Foundation International, the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases, and the Trust for America’s Health. Learn more...



(Channel 8 News, "Let's Talk Live"; 5 minutes, 40 seconds run time).

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Hepatitis Foundation International CEO Thelma King Thiel is interviewed on Channel 8 News, "Let's Talk Live", as part of the foundation’s outreach during National Liver Awareness Month:

Encouraging Baby Boomers to be tested for Hepatitis C, a life threatening liver silent liver disease, Thiel highlighted the important role the liver plays in maintaining hundreds of life sustaining body functions encouraging adults in the prime of their life to be tested and treated if found to be infected.

“Hepatitis C can lead to cirrhosis and cancer of the liver without giving any warning of these serious consequences,” urged Thiel. “Get off that chair and ask your doctor to check your liver out,” said Thiel, “you might even have a fatty liver that can also lead to cirrhosis.”