| Oct 23, 2011
| 3:15 PM
Hundreds of people walked through Wasena Park Sunday afternoon, all to raise awareness about the importance of early detection for kidney disease and the importance of organ donations.
Walkers of all ages registered to walk one mile at Wasena Park. They'...
| Nov 17, 2011
Despite several decades of urging from doctors and government officials to cut back on salt, a culprit in high blood pressure, most Americans aren't paying much attention.
Americans consume, depending on which study you look at, an average of 3,000 to 4,...
| Jul 31, 2011
Lisa Giles didn't expect anything major to go wrong when she became a living organ donor to help her older brother. Doctors told her the surgery posed little risk and that she could live a long, healthy life with a single kidney.
But immediately after...
| Nov 26, 2011
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...
| Oct 14, 2011
| 4:52 PM
He's run marathons, completed nearly two dozen triathlons and biked more than 4,000 miles cross country.
"I'm healthy, I'm happy, I'm married, I'm doing the things that I thought I would never accomplish as a ten-year-old child given this diagnosis,"...
| Dec 10, 2011
| 5:33 PM
Medical professionals are hoping advances in kidney transplant technology will make it even easier for those considering donation to make the leap and potentially transform a life.
In July, Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh unveiled a new...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:56 PM
Damon Brown, a Seattle married father of two, got desperate for a kidney donor when doctors told him in July that his kidneys were failing. So he turned to Facebook.
“I really kind of put myself out there, saying I needed a transplant, was...
| Dec 11, 2009
Do 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...
| Aug 13, 2008
Dangers in your Garden
Whether bringing your pet to a bed and breakfast or resort that has its own garden
(or just beginning your own spring gardening), be careful when you're letting your pet "smell the roses". Always watch for groundskeepers...
| Sep 17, 2008
TriState WALK FOR PKD
Mark your calendars and register now for this rewarding event.
New Jersey, Long Island and NYC Chapters have joined forces to become the TriState Walk for PKD
Saturday, October 18, 2008 (Rain or Shine)
Hudson River Park's Pier...
| Mar 10, 2009
- March is National Kidney Month, and the NKF of CT is reminding residents about the importance of early detection and prevention
- An estimated 26 million American adults suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD). That is 1 in 9 adults.