| Nov 17, 2013
| 8:24 AM
Thanksgiving will have a special meaning in the Marhefka household in Jackson Township, near Johnstown.
Just over six months after a daughter-father liver transplant surgery, the two agree that this holiday will be much different from that of a year ago....
| Nov 13, 2013
| 7:05 PM
Long before he developed into one of the league's most productive tight ends, Todd Christensen stood out among the colorful characters in the Raiders' locker room.
Christensen died Wednesday as a result of complications from surgery. He battled liver...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 5:50 PM
COLUMBIA, S.C. Poisoned seafood, scorched forests, flooded homes and crumbling bridges are just some of the problems the Southeast can expect as the earth's climate changes and temperatures heat up in future decades, according to a study released Tuesday....
| Sep 29, 2013
| 12:52 PM
The death of a Flagler County man has led local health departments to spread the word about vibrio vulnificus, a dangerous bacteria that is found along the Florida coast.
The bacteria can also be ingested through contaminated food.
In addition to...
| Oct 25, 2013
| 6:02 AM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The bishop of the Fargo Catholic Diocese exposed potentially hundreds of churchgoers in two North Dakota cities to the hepatitis A virus in late September and early October.
The state Health Department has issued an advisory...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 3:43 PM
A flesh-eating bacterium that thrives in warm coastal waters has kept a low-profile for years in Florida, a state better known for shark bites, alligator attacks and python plagues.
But Vibrio vulnificus has been grabbing headlines recently after the...
| Oct 1, 2013
| 2:00 PM
A Baker's Dozen has quickly been whittled to three in the NASCAR Chase for the Championship.
Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson or Kyle Busch?
One of those three drivers will win the 2013 cup title, short of Dale Earnhardt Jr. pulling an Eddie Murphy...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Americans' bad diets are leading many people to have their gallbladders removed because of gallstones. The stones, which can vary in size, are not usually problematic if they are asymptomatic. People with symptoms such as extreme abdominal pain may be...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 5:34 PM
The stunning blond chef Jamie Gwen stepped up to the microphone to address the several hundred guests who had gathered at the Fairmont Newport Beach for the 10th anniversary of the American Liver Foundation's Flavors of Orange County culinary gala....
| Aug 21, 2013
| 10:37 AM
For the first time since he bought it, T.J. Hawthorne shut off his phone. He shut the door. He closed out the world. But from his computer, he reached out to it.
By hitting the "Share" button on his Facebook page, Hawthorne released his secret. For...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 6:22 AM
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A traveling hospital technician accused of infecting dozens of patients with hepatitis C through needles tainted with his own blood reached an agreement with prosecutors that would give him a sentence of as little as 30 years...