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Dialysis (INACTIVE)

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  • A caretaker is taken care of

    When you grow up taking care of other people, it's understandable that you might put taking care of yourself last on the list. Until, of course, you absolutely have to put yourself on the list. The kidney transplant list. A colleague, Carla Hubbard,...
  • Jan Chapin, social worker

    Jan Chapin, social worker
    Jan Chapin, a social worker who enjoyed the arts and sports, died March 14 from metastatic melanoma at her Cockeysville home. She was 65. The daughter of a career Army officer and a homemaker, the former Elizabeth Jan Iaderosa, who was known as Jan,...
  • Former Orioles VP's gift helps daughter survive

    Former Orioles VP's gift helps daughter survive
    To use a baseball metaphor, former Baltimore Orioles vice president Jim Duquette will always be the Most Valuable Player in daughter Lindsey's battle to defeat Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), a rare and debilitating kidney disease. The...
  • Digest: Danny Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame

    Digest: Danny Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame
    Bowling Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame Danny Wiseman of Baltimore, a 12-time PBA Tour winner, was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame along with Doug Kent, the Professional Bowlers Association announced Friday. They will be inducted during the Hall...
  • Hundreds in Havre de Grace again oppose toll hikes

    Hundreds in Havre de Grace again oppose toll hikes
    The Maryland Transportation Authority got another earful of fervent opposition to its proposed toll increases on the Susquehanna River bridges during a public hearing in Havre de Grace on Monday night. The turnout was smaller than the pressing crowds...
  • Triple kidney swap: 'We think it is the future'

    Triple kidney swap: 'We think it is the future'
    Joy Hindle cried when she found out she couldn't give one of her kidneys to her twin brother. Then doctors gave the Bel Air woman another option: a kidney exchange, in which she would donate her kidney to a patient who needed one, and her diabetic...
  • Life-threatening sepsis appears to be on rise

    Life-threatening sepsis appears to be on rise
    Every year, some 750,000 Americans develop sepsis, an extreme immune system response to infection. It kills a quarter to half of them, more than the combined number of people who die of prostate and breast cancer and AIDS, according to the National...
  • Josephine D. "Josie" Davis, dialysis patient for 36 years, dies

    Josephine D. "Josie" Davis, dialysis patient for 36 years, dies
    Josephine D. "Josie" Davis, a dialysis patient for 36 years who continued to work for the Social Security Administration during her treatment, died Aug. 19 of kidney disease at the University of Maryland Medical Center. She was 63 and lived in...
  • Officials attack BGE over outages; City, Baltimore. Co., Arundel most affected

    Officials attack BGE over outages; City, Baltimore. Co., Arundel most affected
    Power restoration to Baltimore County homes in the wake of Hurricane Irene lagged behind the rest of the state Wednesday, as tens of thousands of residents entered a fourth evening without lights. Large numbers of Baltimore City and Anne Arundel County...
  • One former Terps player's loss brings another renewed health

    One former Terps player's loss brings another renewed health
    Too much was happening at once. It seemed that years worth of life-altering news — some good, some tragic — was being compressed into a single, unforgettable day. Remarkably, the thread that tied the day's events together was football. It...
  • Study reveals strongest link yet between organ transplants, cancer

    Study reveals strongest link yet between organ transplants, cancer
    The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer. Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
  • Arbutus mother, daughter celebrate gift of kidney donation one year later

    Arbutus mother, daughter celebrate gift of kidney donation one year later
    Jamie Conway didn't ask for any presents this Christmas. The 31-year-old Arbutus resident knows she will never receive a gift better than what her mother, Valerie Eigner, gave her last year. On Dec. 23, 2010, Eigner, then 59, donated a kidney to her...