You may not have heard of fatty liver disease. Experts say you need to know
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(Isabelle Gallant/ CBC News) — It’s a disease many have never heard of — yet it affects about 25 per cent of Canadians.

Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease happens when fat builds up in the liver. Experts say it’s hard to say what exactly causes it, but it’s associated with poor diet   …

Fast food really is bad, especially for your liver
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(Karen Hawthorne/ Healthing) — How often do you line up for coffee and doughnuts in the morning or head to the drive-thru window for a quick and easy dinner?
That fast-food habit could be setting you up for the potentially deadly build-up of fat in your liver — a condition called non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD)
Severe hepatitis of ‘unknown origin’ in children being investigated in Canada
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(Lauren Pelley/ CBC News) — Public health officials say they’re investigating cases of severe liver disease “of unknown origin” among children in Canada as global scientists race to understand a mysterious hepatitis outbreak that has affected nearly 200 youths around the world.

“The Public  …

Drinking coffee cuts risk for liver problems, study says
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(Sandee Lamott/ CTV News) — Drinking up to three or four cups of caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee a day reduces your risk of developing and dying from chronic liver diseases, a new study found.

Coffee drinkers were 21 per cent less likely to develop chronic liver disease, 20 per cent less likely to develop chronic or fatty  …