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We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
firstname.lastname@example.orgMost days, Alli Rogers is in pain. This is the reality of the young woman’s life as she battles a rare disease — one for which there is no cure. She has been in and out of hospitals, has had three surgeries, with the most recent requiring...
Despite dramatic progress in reducing Americans' exposure to lead over the past 25 years, a growing body of research finds that children and adults still face health risks from even very low levels of the toxic metal in their blood. A recent government...
With the extreme heat, and even in less extreme temperatures, those who spend any time outside must stay properly hydrated. Some drinks are better than others, and some people need more fluids than others, says Dr. Marc I. Leavey, an internist at Mercy...
Long after the painful stomach cramps and bloody diarrhea associated with tainted food are over, many people suffer long-term health effects, mostly unrecognized, that are the result of food-borne pathogens. These lingering effects -- premature death,...
West Virginia University Health Sciences Center MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. C.H. Mitch Jacques, dean of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center Eastern Division, retired June 30. Jacques worked for more than 19 years as a physician and...
Re. "Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store (Aug. 2): Your article proclaiming that Chick-fil-A supporters came out "en masse" to support the company after its president said he believes in the religious definition of marriage is so disingenuous and...
Q13 Fox News OnlineSeattle's Woodland Park Zoo’s last tiger died Friday. JoJo, a 20-year-old, female Sumatran tiger, was euthanized following a period of physical decline and age-related kidney failure, the zoo said. The elderly tiger had lived with kidney disease...
Tags: Renal Failure, Kidney Disease
CNNNine people went on trial in southern China over allegations they helped a teenager to sell one of his kidneys so he could buy an iPhone and an iPad, a court in Hunan Province said Friday. Prosecutors said in court Thursday that the nine people "should...
Tags: Trials, Prosecution, News Agency, Renal Failure, Apple iPhone
It was an historic day for IU Health as one group of doctors live tweeted while another group doctors saved performed a kidney transplant. The kidney went from 33-year-old Colin Newton to his buddy, 31-year-old Caleb Johnson. Johnson has been on...
Tags: Dialysis, Renal Failure
By the time Ray Fearing was first diagnosed with a rare kidney disease back in 2000, the damage that had already been done was such that a transplant would eventually be his only option. "By then, they (the doctors) had noticed there was a lot of...
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