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The problems of a 10-year-old sound something like this. "Can I pleeeaaase have an email account?" pleads Lindsey Duquette, jumping up and down in front of her mom, Pam Duquette, in the family kitchen in Sparks. "All my friends have email." It's...
Tags: Dialysis, Baseball, Alonzo Mourning, Symptoms, New York Mets
Since ancient times, surgeons have dreamed of transplanting healthy organs into patients disabled by disease and injury, but the human body's powerful immune system stymied all such attempts, leading many observers to conclude that the procedure was...
Gout. It is one of the oldest diseases on record — the ancients wrote about it in 5 B.C. — yet most people today know little about it. Worse, they think they have to live with it. "Seniors should know that gout should not be tolerated,"...
Tags: Arthritis, Chemotherapy, Diabetes, Internists, Pharmaceuticals
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer. Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
Tags: Dialysis, Lungs and Airways, Breast Cancer, HIV, Skin Cancer
Dr. Otto Roza passed away on Oct. 30, 2012, two days prior to his 88th birthday, in Florida. He was the first nephrologist (kidney specialist) in Washington County and the Tri-State area. He introduced outpatient dialysis for patients with advanced...
Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThere are times when life presents someone with what seems like insurmountable odds in a war where victory is far from reach. In those dark times, a hero steps up and saves the day — or at least that’s how it is in the comic books and movies....
Joan Corbin's day is governed by the humming box in the alcove off her living room. For nearly an hour in the afternoon and nine hours at night, the Smith Island resident must tether herself to a suitcase-sized dialysis machine to get rid of the waste...
Content courtesy of the Mayo ClinicDo you know the greatest threats to men's health? The list is surprisingly short - and prevention pays off. Consider this top 10 list of men's health threats, compiled from statistics provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and...
Tags: Lungs and Airways, Mayo Clinic, Death, Men's Health, Suicide
HealthKey.com contributorIf you have diabetes, remembering to monitor your blood glucose, blood pressure and cholesterol levels is as easy as ABC. What They Are While being diabetic increases your possibility of having a heart attack, stroke and other diabetes-related problems,...
On Tuesday, I'm lucky to be speaking at Home Dialyzors United's third-annual meet up and conference in Baltimore. As an end stage renal disease patient currently doing home hemodialysis treatment, this is an issue I am passionate about. And, mostly...
LONDON (AP) - Global health officials are closely following a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left another person in critical condition in Britain. The germ is a...
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