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Kidney Disease (INACTIVE)

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  • Harrison's Heroes raise money to fight kidney disease

    Harrison's Heroes raise money to fight kidney disease
    It was during a routine 20-week ultrasound that Rose and Jeffrey Karlan first learned something might be wrong. The couple was expecting their first child, a routine pregnancy. Suddenly, that changed when the technician said there might be complications....
  • Federal help needed in fight against diabetes [Letter]

    Federal help needed in fight against diabetes [Letter]
    We were pleased to read the article "Sister of 11-year-old with diabetes raises $110K for research" (April 1), in The Sun because of our own family's experience with type 1 diabetes. Over 10 years ago, our grandson was diagnosed with the disease and has...
  • Thomas leads No. 9 Terps women past Miami, 67-52

    Thomas leads No. 9 Terps women past Miami, 67-52
    Alyssa Thomas scored 18 points and had 12 rebounds to help No. 9 Maryland (20-4, 8-3 Atlantic Coast Conference) cruise to a 67-52 victory over host Miami (12-12, 4-7) on Thursday night. Freshman Brionna Jones (Aberdeen) had 11 points and five rebounds...
  • Kidney facts

    Numbers game • More than 26 million Americans have chronic kidney disease (CKD) and most don't know it. • Half of Americans will develop kidney disease in their lifetime. • Currently, one in eight Marylanders has kidney disease, and...
  • Chef raising dough for National Kidney Foundation of Maryland gala

    Chef raising dough for National Kidney Foundation of Maryland gala
    When Ben Simpkins was 16, he was involved in an auto accident that turned out to be more of a lucky break than a tragedy. During an examination that followed, doctors discovered the teenager's kidneys were failing. Without immediate action, Simpkins,...
  • Ask the Pet Expert | Litter box problems

    Ask the Pet Expert | Litter box problems
    We have two cats, ages 13 and 17. One or both of them (we believe the older one) is leaving both urine and feces outside the litter box on an almost daily basis. We try to keep the litter clean and have no idea why he keeps on doing this. How can we...
  • New law allows HIV-infected organ donation

    New law allows HIV-infected organ donation
    President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday legislation that would allow HIV-infected people to donate their organs to other HIV-infected people for research aimed at eventually making such transplants routine. The HIV Organ Policy Equity, or HOPE,...
  • Jeffrey F. Ritter, physician's assistant

    Jeffrey F. Ritter, physician's assistant
    Jeffrey F. Ritter, a physician's assistant who was recalled for his bedside manner and willingness to listen, died Friday of cardiac arrest related to kidney disease at Hanover Hospital in Pennsylvania. The former Westminster resident was 55. Born in...
  • National Kidney Foundation honors Laurel volunteer

    Laurel resident Dr. Deidra Crews received the Greater Baltimore Community and Patients Service Committee All-Star Award at the National Kidney Foundation of Maryland's annual Volunteer Awards Reception at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Sponsored by...
  • Medicare cuts hit dialysis hard

    Medicare cuts hit dialysis hard
    On July 1, Medicare proposed a dramatic and disappointing reduction in dialysis payment rates that could jeopardize local dialysis care. As a dialysis professional I am responsible for some of the sickest and most vulnerable patients in Maryland, those...
  • Medicare cuts for dialysis would be disastrous for people with kidney disease

    Medicare cuts for dialysis would be disastrous for people with kidney disease
    The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing a 10 percent cut to the Medicare payment for dialysis — a proposed reduction that is ill-advised, to say the least ("Medicare cuts hit dialysis hard," July 15). Dangerous would be a...
  • Hopkins' doctor's rare treatment thought to contribute to a first in congresswoman's delivery

    Hopkins' doctor's rare treatment thought to contribute to a first in congresswoman's delivery
    U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler was on to her third set of doctors when she visited the Johns Hopkins Hospital, having been told the fetus she was carrying was developing without kidneys and would be unable to breathe on its own after birth. But in...