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Kidney Disease (INACTIVE)

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  • Pain relief could lower blood pressure during gout attack

    Q: I recently had an attack of gout and my blood pressure went up. I take my blood pressure pills regularly. Are the two conditions related? Do drugs for hypertension cause gout? A: Gout is caused by a buildup of a normal waste product called uric acid....
  • Donations could help dress up a special night for kidney-disease survivors

    Donations could help dress up a special night for kidney-disease survivors
    A gently used dress in the back of a closet could make a young woman’s evening special later this month as the Renal Support Network prepares for its 15th annual Renal Teen Prom for young kidney-disease survivors and their guests. The...
  • Autopsies: 2 died from cold exposure

    Autopsies: 2 died from cold exposure
    A Northwest Side man and a Calumet Park woman died from cold-related causes on Tuesday, bringing to 10 the number of people who have died from cold-related causes this season in Cook County. Barnabe Garcia, 49, was found unresponsive and not breathing...
  • A mix of wet and dry food seems best for most cats

    Q: I recently discovered your radio show and listen each week from Spain. My husband and I are researching the best food possible for our cat. There is great debate over dry food vs. wet. What do you recommend? -- A.M.V., Madrid, Spain A: The good news...
  • It's never too late to get that flu vaccination

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com While it's important to get vaccinated against the flu virus as early as possible, it's never too late to reap the benefits of this vaccine. According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the peak...
  • Joined at the quip

    Joined at the quip
    The year is 1955. At a Friday night dance in Chicago's Lincoln Park neighborhood, 14-year-old Art ("Sandy" to his friends) Frisch summoned the courage to ask 15-year-old Lois Statt to dance. What followed was six years of group dates with their...
  • Tuesday's multi-sport local roundup: Track and field website creator Miles heading to Texas

    Track and field: Brandon Miles, 29, a former Jamestown High student who created Milestat.com — a thorough website devoted to track and field, mostly on the high school level — is leaving Virginia after the indoor track season to become the...
  • Build a better, healthier sandwich

    You've probably heard that eating too much red meat is a recipe for trouble. For every additional portion consumed, health takes a hit, including higher rates of heart disease, diabetes, and colon cancer. Processed and cured red meats seem to have the...
  • A Night 4 Blu: Support Larry Blustein

    If you pay any attention to high school football in Florida, then you almost certainly know of Larry Blustein. He’s a legend (as The Miami Herald's Fabian Lyon detailed earlier this year), and he’s done a lot to promote the sport, and...
  • Precious reunion for a good cause

    Precious reunion for a good cause
    For Orlando musician Steve Garron, the will to survive has been hard-earned, after years of medical treatments that have left him physically and emotionally drained. Garron returns to the stage Sunday, headlining a benefit reunion show with his much-...
  • Being a super-user isn't always so super

    Being a super-user isn't always so super
    A 58-year-old Maryland woman breaks her ankle, develops a blood clot and, unable to find a doctor to monitor her blood-thinning drug, winds up in an emergency room 30 times in six months. A 55-year-old Mississippi man with severe hypertension and kidney...
  • Celebrities ante up for charity

    Celebrities ante up for charity
    Actor Jack Black and other celebrities helped people with kidney disease “Beat the Odds” at the “No Limit Texas Hold ’em Celebrity Charity Poker Tournament” last Saturday at the Glendale YWCA. The Glendale-based Renal...