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Dialysis (INACTIVE)

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  • Greenwood woman gets life-saving transplant after four-year wait

    Greenwood woman gets life-saving transplant after four-year wait
    A Greenwood woman said she had almost given up hope, when she received a life-changing phone call. Julie Miranda needed a kidney and pancreas transplant, but it felt like she had been waiting forever.  She said with one phone call, her prayers were...
  • Ask the expert: Dr. Anis Rauf and what you should know about kidney disease

    Ask the expert: Dr. Anis Rauf and what you should know about kidney disease
    We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
  • Help needed to stave off Medicare cuts

    As a dialysis facility administrator at Davita Glendale Dialysis, I care for 145 Glendale-area dialysis patients who are concerned about the future of their treatment, and, specifically, about potential changes to their Medicare coverage for dialysis. As...
  • Slain officer to be honored 1 year after death

    Slain officer to be honored 1 year after death
    SAN DIEGO - A San Diego police officer will be remembered Tuesday at the McDonald's where he performed his last act of kindness before being gunned down in his patrol car. The San Diego Police Officers Association and the operator of a City Heights...
  • SC man charged for pouring bleach into dialysis machines

    SC man charged for pouring bleach into dialysis machines
    If what South Carolina cops say about 49-year-old Donald Foster III is correct, then the folks of West Columbia, S.C., can breathe a great big sigh of relief. Cops say Foster was an equipment and patient tech for a Fresenius Medical Care clinic before he...
  • Mailbag: Your Chick-fil-A coverage was disingenuous

    Mailbag: Your Chick-fil-A coverage was disingenuous
    Re. "Chick-fil-A supporters crowd local store (Aug. 2): Your article proclaiming that Chick-fil-A supporters came out "en masse" to support the company after its president said he believes in the religious definition of marriage is so disingenuous and...
  • Saranac Man Says Job Hunt is Thwarted by Computers

    Saranac Man Says Job Hunt is Thwarted by Computers
    If you're one of the people looking for work right now, chances are you've run into some employers who make you go online to apply. Michigan Works says a lack of computer skills can be a major roadblock for anyone looking for a job. FOX 17 spoke to a...
  • Coopersville Wife Giving Husband a Kidney

    Coopersville Wife Giving Husband a Kidney
    Years ago, at the age of 20, Ralph Garza’s life changed. “I woke up one morning in a pool of blood and I couldn’t stop my nose from bleeding so I took myself to the hospital and they found out I had kidney failure.” Garza said....
  • Flood Sisters Create Kidney Foundation To Help Save Lives

    Flood Sisters Create Kidney Foundation To Help Save Lives
    PIX11's Nathan Kamp talks to a man who received a kidney from an ad placed on Craigslist. He's now doing fine and his daughters have started an organization called the Flood Sisters Kidney Foundation Of America to help other people in need of an organ....
  • Shining a light on organ donations

    Pam Endo was 8 years old when a doctor attributed her poor health to “a psychological problem.” Before long, however, her uncle — who worked as a nurse at Glendale Adventist Medical Center — would help her attain the correct...
  • Grandmother, grandson charged in killing of grandfather

    Grandmother, grandson charged in killing of grandfather
    A 64-year-old woman has been charged along with her grandson in the slaying of her 72-year-old husband, who was killed on his way to dialysis treatment, police said. The woman and her grandson then used the slain man's money to buy a car, home...
  • Roanoke Woman Waits for Phone Call To Save Her Life

    Roanoke Woman Waits for Phone Call To Save Her Life
    One Roanoke woman keeps her cell phone at her side always.  The reason? She's waiting for a call that could save her life. To understand this woman's story you have to go back several years to when 41 year old Jenny Mays DeLorenzo was just 17 and a...