| May 13, 2013
Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years
Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 7:13 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — In May 2009, then 36-year-old Sterling Heights firefighter Chris Slezak, went to his doctor on a Monday because he felt out of shape and worn out. By that Friday, Slezak, who was active and healthy his entire life, got his...
| May 1, 2013
| 3:48 PM
After more than a year of suffering from Stage 5 kidney failure, Eddie Beatrice decided to look online for a kidney donor.
"It was Jan. 1  and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...
| Dec 18, 2012
| 2:07 PM
We are learning more about what caused an explosion at an Amherst County shopping center.
Investigators believe a vehicle hit a propane tank behind the AmbriarShoppingCenter.
That created a leak in the tank and started a fire. The fire then caused...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 5:28 AM
PETOSKEY — It's a hard subject for Tina Stead to talk about -- how her family's life changed in what seemed like an instant.
Tina, 32, and her husband Mike, 31, have been together for 12 years. The Boyne City couple has three children -- sons,...
| Apr 20, 2013
Each year thousands of people are added to the waiting list for a kidney transplant.
Living donors can help to reduce their wait, and on April 9, Sentara Norfolk General honored more than 300 living kidney donors from the last 10 years.
| Apr 24, 2013
| 7:58 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - At the end of life, black kidney disease patients are more likely than white patients to continue intensive dialysis instead of choosing hospice care, according to a new study.
Researchers also found that racial differences in...
| Apr 26, 2013
The cure has taken 25 years for retired Smithfield police officer, Kurt Beach. In his first week on the job, in January 1988, Beach used mouth-to-mouth resuscitation in an attempt to save the life of a baby with a bloody breathing tube. He tears up as...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis?
There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor.
For this retired psychologist...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 5:09 PM
Bail was denied today for a 19-year-old man accused of fatally shooting his grandfather as the older man left his home for an early-morning dialysis appointment earlier this month.
William D. Strickland, of the 400 block of East 95th Street, shot his...
| Oct 8, 2012
| 10:04 AM
On Tuesday, I'm lucky to be speaking at Home Dialyzors United's third-annual meet up and conference in Baltimore. As an end stage renal disease patient currently doing home hemodialysis treatment, this is an issue I am passionate about. And, mostly...