| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:17 PM
Boehringer Ingelheim, a German company with U.S. headquarters in Ridgefield, has agreed to pay $95 million to settle allegations that it promoted four drugs for uses unsupported by research, and that it paid kickbacks to doctors to prescribe the drugs,...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 6:53 PM
It's a priceless "treat" for one West Seattle family this Halloween.
Evelyn Sherman has battled chronic kidney disease for two years. On Wednesday, she will undergo an organ transplant and receive a new kidney from her father.
If you'd care to leave...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 7:56 AM
Alex Karras, the former Detroit Lion defensive tackle turned actor in the ABC sitcom "Webster," died Wednesday in his Los Angeles home following a hard-fought battle with kidney disease, heart disease, dementia and stomach cancer, according to a family...
| Oct 30, 2012
| 10:58 AM
The Wichita medical community has voiced its support to fluoridate Wichita's water. A group of more than 500 dentists and doctors signed a petition to get the issue on the ballot.
Among the supporters, a long-time Via Christi ER Doctor who says he's seen...
| May 2, 2012
| 4:31 AM
Tech Report: iPhone Repair House Calls
Rich DeMuro introduces us to one company that is capitalizing on dropped iPhones by making house calls to repair them. Visit fox43.com/technology for more Tech Reports.
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| May 3, 2012
| 10:58 AM
With the Supreme Court reviewing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there is no shortage of legal analysis to handicap the decision. But unfortunately, not enough attention has been paid to the real value this law provides to millions of American families and...
| May 7, 2012
| 6:17 PM
In December, Philip Hoffman was diagnosed with acute vasculitis.
“My immune system went bad and damaged my kidneys,” he said in a telephone interview. “Just my luck — I got a rare disease.”
But Hoffman had good luck as...
| May 9, 2012
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...
| May 14, 2012
| 8:32 AM
Growing up in Texas, I played softball — fast pitch. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home.
Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents, and we...
| Nov 5, 2012
| 3:46 PM
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...
| Aug 23, 2012
The mosquito responsible for the West Nile virus flourished during the summer's record heat and drought. Now, officials are concerned about emerging signs that a widespread outbreak may be on the horizon in Illinois.
Updated figures from the state...