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Kidney (INACTIVE)

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  • Health alert: FDA, CDC, Costco warn consumers to avoid Bravo Farms Dutch-style gouda cheese

     
    Bravo Farms Dutch Style Gouda cheese, (Costco item 40654) offered for sale and in cheese sampling events at Costco Wholesale Corp. locations is preliminarily linked with an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Consumers who have any of this cheese...
  • Not-So-New Kidneys Can Save Lives

    Not-So-New Kidneys Can Save Lives
    At 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...
  • Diabetics Shouldn't Take High Doses of Vitamin B

    Diabetics Shouldn't Take High Doses of Vitamin B
    Diabetics with kidney disease who are taking high doses of B vitamins in an effort to forestall heart attacks should stop taking them immediately because they are potentially very harmful, Canadian researchers reported in the Journal of the American...
  • At Home Help For Patients Undergoing Dialysis

    At Home Help For Patients Undergoing Dialysis
    Thousands of people undergoing dialysis could benefit from doing their own dialysis in the comfort of their own homes. Daily home dialysis with a small, FDA-cleared machine is available for many people who have had kidney failure. People like retired...
  • City Lights: Walk for a good cause

    Meet Orange County's toughest athlete of the month. He's not scuffing the court in the NBA Finals, 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...
  • Edison grad has miles of mettle

    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...
  • Doctor censured in death of 2 prisoners

    A Costa Mesa doctor's negligence and incompetence contributed to two prison inmates' deaths and a third inmate's near blindness, the state medical board concluded. In a decision that took effect Friday, the Medical Board of California put Dr. Allan J. T....
  • Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome

    Understanding Restless Legs Syndrome
    The symptoms of restless legs syndrome sound so bizarre — creepy-crawly feelings and an uncontrollable urge to move the legs, especially at bedtime — that, until recently, many sufferers have simply not been believed. Ron Blum, 38, a Boston...
  • Louisiana: No. 1 in nation for organ donors

    Louisiana: No. 1 in nation for organ donors
    Louisiana now ranks first in the nation for the number of people who agreed to become organ donors when registering for their driver's license, according to Donate Life America. More than 64 percent of residents obtaining drivers' licenses and state...
  • Louisiana Ranked Number One for Organ Donors

    Louisiana Ranked Number One for Organ Donors
    Louisiana now ranks first in the nation for the number of people who agreed to become an organ donor when registering for their driver's license, according to Donate Life America. More than 64 percent of residents obtaining drivers' licenses and state...
  • Parents Donate Kidneys To Twin Sons

    Parents Donate Kidneys To Twin Sons
    When doctors told Long Island mom Evette Leavy that because of her health she couldn't qualify as a kidney donor for her 14-year-old son Brian, who along with his twin brother Alan, were diagnosed with a debilitating kidney disease, she decided she...