David Bernstein

David Bernstein, MD, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly and chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

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Coffee Associated With Liver Wellness

Many people ask about liver wellness and what they can do to keep their liver healthy. The best recommendations that I can give are to avoid potential risk factors for chronic liver disease such as...

Hepatitis A: Unknown, Common And Preventable

Although not discussed much as it does not cause chronic disease and rarely leads to a fatal outcome, hepatitis A is the most common cause of acute viral hepatitis in the United States and it...

March Is Colon Cancer Screening Month

March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer killer in the United States, yet it is one of the most preventable types of cancer. Colorectal cancer is often curable when detected...

Hepatitis C Medications: The Good, The Bad And The Unexpected

The past three years have seen a revolution in the treatments of hepatitis C. No other infectious disease has gone from initial identification to cure in such a short period of time. Multiple oral regimens...

2017: A Good Year For Your Liver

This year promises to be a good year for the liver and liver patients. Each of the most common liver conditions should see significant advances in their treatment during the coming year. Here are some...

Liver Transplantation: A Medical Miracle

Liver transplantation has become a common, lifesaving operation. Unfortunately, its use remains limited due to a shortage of organs. Donated organs come from two sources. The most common source is a newly deceased person who...

Prevention In Liver Disease

Liver disease has many causes. All chronic liver diseases can progress to cirrhosis. Some liver diseases are preventable while many are not. Unfortunately, many of the causes of liver disease are not preventable, as they...

Celiac Disease: Common Cause Of Abnormal Liver Disease

Celiac disease is being seen with greater frequency likely related to increased awareness, although there may be a rise in the number of cases related to environmental factors. It is a condition that most commonly...

Pregnancy And Your Liver

Pregnancy is an exciting time filled with joy. Any abnormality such as the finding of liver test abnormalities during this time creates significant anxiety for both the pregnant woman and the expectant father. This anxiety...

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