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Kidney Disease (INACTIVE)

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  • Weight-loss surgery yields lasting improvement in health, studies say

    Weight-loss surgery yields lasting improvement in health, studies say
    Fifteen years after they have weight-loss surgery, almost a third of patients who had Type 2 diabetes at the time they were operated on remain free of the metabolic disorder, a new study says. And six years following such surgery, patients had shaved...
  • Execution halted for child murderer who wants to donate heart

    An Ohio man slated to die this week for the rape and murder of a 3-year-old won a stay of execution Wednesday with a last-minute offer to donate his heart and other organs. An attorney for Ronald Phillips, 40, has said that the bid is not a stalling...
  • Cat's stinky breath likely points to a medical problem

    Q: My cat was never a kisser, but he's begun to kiss us. I like the affection, but not the nasty breath! You'd think there would be a mint catnip or breath mint available for cats. Do you know of any such products? -- S.J., St. Paul, MN A: Actually,...
  • 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-...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Neutering and careful training will curb pup's mounting behavior

    "Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, 3rd Edition," by Dr. Gary Landsberg, Dr. Wayne Hunthausen and Dr. Lowell Ackerman (Elsevier Publishing, 2013; $93), is an ultimate reference on the topic. While this definitive 454-page volume is intended primarily...
  • Schnauzer may need a housetraining refresher course!

    LAS VEGAS, NV -- These reader questions were answered by world-renowned experts at the 85th Annual Western Veterinary Conference held here Feb. 17-21. The conference was attended by more than 6,500 veterinarians and 2,000 veterinary technicians and...
  • You can protect your pets from coyotes

    Q: I opened the sliding glass door to go outside, and standing right there was a coyote. In a few seconds, he disappeared. Now, I'm worried. What can we do to protect our pets? -- T.K., Newport Beach, CA A: There are some people who want to do harm to...
  • Preventive care starts with regular veterinary visits

    Our pets deserve better. Overwhelmingly, Americans want to do the right thing for their pets -- or at least that's what they say. Yet, despite our love and concern for our pets, veterinary visits are on the decline, especially when it comes to...
  • We don't know for sure if pets 'grieve' the way we do

    Q: We lost our Soft-Coated Wheaton Terrier, and it's still very difficult to talk about and deal with the loss. Poor Gracie, our other dog, has also had a tough time, and it's been heartbreaking. I think Gracie is still waiting for McGee to come home....
  • Dog's quivering could be a sign of pain

    PHOENIX, AZ -- These reader questions were answered by veterinary experts attending the annual American Animal Hospital Association Conference March 14-17, attended by over 2,100 veterinary professionals. AAHA is the only organization that accredits small...