Our much anticipated new year, 2016, started on a rather sad note with the passing of beloved music icons, David Bowie and Natalie Cole, who both suffered from liver diseases. As the world mourns this loss, ADRLF takes a closer look at hepatitis C — and why it is called a “silent killer” for a reason. Natalie Cole’s battle with hepatitis inspired awareness of this silent but deadly disease. (Photo Credit: Flickr/Creative Commons/dbking) After being diagnosed with hepatitis C in 2008 and decidedly wanting to make a difference by raising awareness, Natalie Cole opened up
This winter season, people across the globe celebrated World Cancer Day to raise awareness of the challenges and threats of cancer, which claims about 8.2 million lives each year; and sends countless millions of others into combat mode. In one way or another — given that it does not discriminate — on a global level, cancer has affected our lives, our communities, our loved ones, our co-workers — and even those idolize. To the millions of his devoted music fans — from glamrock to pop to disco — musician extraordinaire David Bowie and his recent death due to liver
Beetroot is one of those versatile ingredients that you can slice and drop in a classic soup, roast or bake with olive oil, or toss in the blender for a refreshing smoothie. This earthy vegetable has been known to have health benefits including lowering blood sugar – but did you know that it is also rich in antioxidants that promote liver health? Try beetroots to give your diet a liver-friendly flavor! (Photo credit: Flickr/Creative Commons; Tracy Benjamin) Beetroots are deep-purple taproots of the beet plant. Also called the table beet, red/golden beet, or borscht, beetroots are oft
Not even the winter cold could stop ADRLF, the Ryan Health Network and friends from coming together for a night of great music and a great cause at the ADRLF 2nd Karaoke Nights. Co-produced with ADRLF’s longstanding partners in health, the William F. Ryan Community Health Center, this year’s successful Valentine’s Day-themed fundraiser was held at the Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center in New York City. The benefit aimed to help ADRLF promote awareness of hepatitis and liver cancer, and provide free hepatitis screenings. ADRLF’s 2nd Karaoke Nights – V-Day editi
To Kick Off NATIONAL HEPATITIS AWARENESS MONTH Celebrate spring with ADRLF at our Disco Bowl Spring Fling Benefit 2016! Come SPARE some time to STRIKE out Hepatitis and Liver Cancer! The benefit will be hosted by television personality Carson Kressley, and will feature a Disco Medley Performance by the DISCOETTES. Other performers include Broadway’s own Carmen Ruby Floyd (After Midnight), Laiona Michelle (Amazing Grace), Harriett D. Foy (Amazing Grace), and Kenny Brawner (The Total Bent). See you on Sunday May 1, 2016 at 4:30pm-7pm. Purchase your tickets here!
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