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Kidney (INACTIVE)

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  • Dr. William B. Schwartz dies at 86; renowned kidney disease specialist and researcher

    Dr. William B. Schwartz, a renowned kidney disease specialist and researcher who later turned his attention to health policy and began sounding a warning in the 1980s that rising healthcare costs would force America to begin rationing medical care, has...
  • Top 10 Threats to Men's Health

    Top 10 Threats to Men's Health
    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...
  • Fish and Game Q&A: What happened to the trout fishery in Lake Oroville?

     
    In support of the California Department of Fish and Game and its effort to keep hunters and anglers informed, Outposts, on Thursday or Friday, posts marine biologist Carrie Wilson's weekly Q&A column: Question:What happened to the trout fishery in Lake......
  • Food-borne infections endanger long-term health, especially for kids

     
    Fair warning: Put down that salad or medium-rare cheeseburger you're eating, pitch the brie cheese you enjoy with a glass of wine, and clear the chicken and leafy greens from the plate in front of Junior. Because you're not going......
  • A possible link between anabolic steroid abuse and kidney damage

     
    Abusing anabolic steroids can carry numerous health risks. In a new study of bodybuilders who abused the substance, a link may have been found between that misuse and serious kidney problems. In a study presented recently to the annual meeting......
  • Dangers In Your Garden

    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...
  • Tri-State Walk for PKD

    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...
  • National Kidney Month

      - 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.   -...
  • LA Walk for PKD

    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...
  • Great Chefs of Los Angeles Go Green

    The National Kideny Foundation of Southern California (NKFSC) says that 26 million adults in the U.S. have kidney disease...and don't even know it. That's why the NKFSC partnered up with the Great Chefs of Los Angeles to raise funds and raise awareness of...
  • Kidney failure takes deadly toll on blacks in Chicago

    Kidney failure takes deadly toll on blacks in Chicago
    First 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...