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Kidney Disease (INACTIVE)

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  • Former Heat star Alonzo Mourning named to Basketball Hall of Fame

    One of the most beloved athletes in South Florida sports history is going into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Former Heat center Alonzo Mourning received word Wednesday that he has been selected as a first-ballot inductee. For a pro...
  • Players show their respect for Alonzo Mourning's honor

    Players show their respect for Alonzo Mourning's honor
    Each Miami Heat practice ends the same. The players gather at midcourt, give their final thoughts and then "break" before heading to the showers. On Thursday, the post-practice huddle was a bit special. Former Heat center Alonzo Mourning joined the...
  • As State Smoking Rates Decline, County Disparities Remain

     As State Smoking Rates Decline, County Disparities Remain
    Although smoking rates in Connecticut decreased between 1996 and 2012, striking disparities persist among counties, according to new research from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington. The widest gap existed...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Quinnipiac physician Assistant Students Assist With National Kidney Foundation Screening

    Vladimir Odinets, right, a Quinnipiac University physician assistant student, performed a blood pressure screening on Steve Ducos on March 13 during the National Kidney Foundation's "Keep Healthy" screening at Aetna's corporate headquarters in Hartford....
  • State Negotiating $78.9M Annual Dental Insurance Contract With Cigna

    The state of Connecticut is in final negotiations on a contract for dental coverage of employees, their dependents and retirees that will cost about $78.9 million annually, down $11.7 million from the current yearly expenditure of $90.6 million. The...
  • My Fuzzy Friend: Her tricks include 'sit,' 'stay' and stealing food when I'm not looking

    My Fuzzy Friend: Her tricks include 'sit,' 'stay' and stealing food when I'm not looking
    •Name: Carol Deangelis •Age: 72 •Hometown: Macungie •Type of pet: Dog •Name: Rosie •Age; Nine years •Breed: Sheltie •Male or female: Female •Why she's your friend: She is a great company and a...
  • '20s to roar again at Gatsby party

    Taste in Mount Dora Casino Night Presents "The Great Gatsby Party" from 6 to 11 p.m. Friday at Sunset Park on North Alexander Street and West Fourth Avenue in downtown Mount Dora. The evening will include a sampling of foods from various local...
  • 'The answer to my prayers,' 53-year-old Bethlehem woman seeks fourth kidney transplant

     
    How far would you go to live? How much hope can you put on a promise? How strong is your faith? Kathleen Romanick has had to face these questions since the age of 23. She has since sustained nearly 30 years in dialysis, an open-heart surgery and three...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Blood pressure pill helps reduce diabetes complications

    Q: My doctor prescribed lisinopril for me because I have diabetes, even though my blood pressure has always been normal. My blood sugar came down to normal on pills. Do I really need another medicine? A: It depends more on your kidneys and your risk of...
  • The Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: Itchy skin can have several sources, but dryness tops the list

    Q: I've been itching more over the past couple of months. At first, there's no rash. But my skin does turn red in areas where I've scratched. What might be causing this? A: Scratching your skin will cause it to become red, no matter what the reason for...
  • Vitamin C is not a proven 'cure' for urinary tract infections

    LAS VEGAS, NV -- You, my readers, ask great questions, so I asked experts attending the Western Veterinary Conference here (Feb. 16-20) to answer a handful: Q: My Tibetan Spaniel suffers from chronic urinary infections. After spending $500 to rule out...
  • Itchy skin can have several sources, but dryness tops the list

    Q: I've been itching more over the past couple of months. At first, there's no rash. But my skin does turn red in areas where I've scratched. What might be causing this? A: Scratching your skin will cause it to become red, no matter what the reason for...