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Special to HealthKey.comSinger and Grammy Award-winner Natalie Cole has been named spokesperson of the non-profit United Kidney Research Organization (UKRO), which supports medical research related to the prevention, treatment and eradication of all forms of kidney disease. "As...
ReporterKatie Zook is one of the lucky ones who got out alive after the devastating earthquake in Haiti. She's recovering in a Florida hospital and hoping to be back home in Arlington some time soon. It will take time for her body and mind to heal, but her spirit...
Meet Orange County's toughest athlete of the month. He's not scuffing the court in the NBA Finals. He didn't pitch a perfect game or lose one on a blown call. He's probably never going to make a sports page of any kind. But even if David Shandling isn't...
Baltimore SunAt 71, with more than two years of a punishing schedule of dialysis under his belt, William Kavadias thought a new kidney would never come. Transplants, he assumed, were for the young. But last year, Kavadias' life-saving chance came in an unlikely...
The Hartford CourantThe Hospital of Central Connecticut, with campuses in New Britain and Southington, has been disciplined by state regulators after inspections found several violations - including a catheter that was left in too long, leading to an infection that may...
Staff reporterYou can't put a price on love. If you could, Juan Viera Colon's family would sell as much of it as possible. That's because 49-year-old Colon is dying of kidney failure. His family now needs $7,600 to pay for his funeral. "This is his choice," Colon's...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Death, Family, Kidney, Health
Tribune reporterFirst in an occasional series about chronic diseases and their impact on urban communities. Harvet Jones is 48, but he looks much older. Diabetes and high blood pressure have taken their toll. When he walks, he leans his gaunt frame on a cane because...
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...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Dialysis, Hudson River, Family, Kidney
Winter Hazards and Your Pet Keeping your pet safe in the winter can be challenging when the temperature drops. Here are some helpful ways to combat those cold winter months: * ANTIFREEZE (Ethylene Glycol) - Dogs and cats are attracted to its sweet smell...
Tags: Weather Reports, Dog (animal), Pets, Hemorrhaging, Arthritis
HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt today declared a public health emergency to ensure that individuals, including those enrolled in Medicare, Medicaid and the State Children's Health Insurance Program (SCHIP), in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Alabama continue...
Mark your calendars and register now for this rewarding event. Sunday, November 9, 2008 (Rain or Shine) Ocean View Park, Santa Monica,CA Check In: 9:00 AM Walk Begins: 10:30 AM Route: Choice of 2 or 4 miles along the scenic Pacific Ocean. Register...
Tags: Diseases and Illnesses, Dialysis, Family, Kidney, Ocean View
(ARA) - Planting a garden, spring cleaning, fertilizing the lawn -- we all have lots of work to do with the coming of spring. But pets also have health and safety needs this time of year that their owners should know about. "I see it all the time in my...
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