May 19th is National Hepatitis Testing Day: Get Tested. Save Your Life!

May 19th, 2016
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Hepatitis is the leading cause of liver cancer — but the Al D. Rodriguez Liver Foundation is here to let you know, it doesn’t have to stay that way.  Testing Saves Lives! Over 5.3 million people in the U.S. alone are living with hepatitis; however, many are unaware that they have the silent disease living [...]

With DEEP GRATITUDE to Our Fabulous Sponsors, Volunteers, Performers & Attendees of ADRLF’S “DISCO BOWL SPRING FLING” Benefit — as We Joined Forces to Strike Out Liver Disease and Kick Off National Hepatitis Awareness Month, Together!

May 5th, 2016
With SINCERE GRATITUDE to Our Fantastic Sponsors, Volunteers, Entertainers & Attendees of Our "DISCO BOWL SPRING FLING" Benefit, as We Kicked Off National Hepatitis Month Together (Photo Credit: Kristin Goehring)

   

Get Your Tickets Now for ADRLF’s Disco Bowl Spring Fling 2016 — Sunday, May 1st!

April 1st, 2016
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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 [...]

Getting To Know Liver Cancer: Risks, Factors, and Options

March 18th, 2016
David Bowie's recent death has raised liver cancer awareness. (Photo Credit: Adam Bielawski/Wikimedia Commons)

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, [...]

Natural Liver Cleansing with Bodacious Beetroots!

February 10th, 2016
Try beetroots to give your diet a liver-friendly flavor! (Photo credit: Flickr/Creative Commons; Tracy Benjamin)

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 [...]

Revisiting Hepatitis C: Natalie Cole and Her Liver Disease Battle

January 28th, 2016
Natalie Cole's battle with hepatitis inspired awareness of this silent but deadly disease. (Photo Credit: Flickr/Creative Commons/dbking)

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 [...]

One More Chance to Support ADRLF!

December 31st, 2015
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Hepatitis C is the most common chronic blood borne infection in the United States and is the leading cause of liver failure, liver cancer and liver transplants. Season’s Greetings! 2015 has been a great year for ADRLF as we continue to increase awareness about Hepatitis and liver cancer. We are grateful and humbled by your [...]

Stress Management Tips for a Liver-Friendly Holiday

December 25th, 2015
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The excitement and pressures of the hectic holiday season can add stress to our daily routine – including skipping meals, overindulging in candy and alcohol, and forgetting medications. Increased stress levels not only dampen the holiday spirit but also affect liver health — especially of those who are suffering from liver diseases like hepatitis. As [...]

Traveling This Holiday Season? Vaccinate Against Hepatitis A

December 11th, 2015
Make sure to have the necessary vaccines before traveling this holiday season. (Photo credit: "The Layover" by Matthew/Creative Commons)

Holiday travel brings some of our most treasured memories. However, it takes careful planning and preparation to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. One task you should seriously consider adding to your list — particularly for international travels — includes setting-up an appointment with your doctor to specifically see if your vaccinations are up-to-date. Your [...]

Coconuts: Superfood for the Liver

December 2nd, 2015
Include some coconut for a healthy and liver-friendly diet. (Photo credit: Creative Commons/Alex Masters)

Although considered something ‘exotic’, coconut has slipped its way into the average American diet — in some form or other — from oil and butter and dairy substitutes, to flavorful dishes and desserts, to the ever-expanding coconut water trend.  This tasty superfood is known to have health benefits including amino acids and nutrients that support [...]