Alcohol-Related Liver Transplants Skyrocketed During Pandemic

Researchers Point to Record Alcohol Sales During the Pandemic Resulting in Sharp Increase in Alcoholic Hepatitis   Reporting by CNN indicates that the number of people with alcoholic hepatitis who either received a liver transplant or were placed on a waitlist for one increased 50% during the pandemic. The sharp rise in alcohol-related liver transplants …

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Breaking the Stigma

How Lawmakers Can Help Make It Easier for People to Seek Treatment for Addiction   Today, New York Governor Kathy Hochul signed a package of bills into law “aimed toward reducing drug-related overdose deaths across New York State and encouraging those suffering from addiction to seek help in their recovery.” The legislation includes five bills …

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