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  • Tom Brady highlights need for kidney donations

    Tom Brady highlights need for kidney donations
    When the Super Bowl ends Sunday, win or lose, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady is likely to exchange texts with one man. When Brady was 12, he met Tom Martinez at a football camp at the College of San Mateo in California and has sought the...
  • Emergency preparation for dialysis patients

    Emergency preparation for dialysis patients
    Dialysis is a lifesaving treatment for those with kidney disorders. But during emergencies, particularly bad weather, sometimes patients don't want to go — or can't get to — their usual dialysis center. There are some steps patients can take...
  • Tom Brady loses coach, others may benefit

    Tom Brady loses coach, others may benefit
    Tom Martinez, longtime personal coach to New England Patriot Quarterback Tom Brady was slated to come to Johns Hopkins Hospital for a life-saving kidney transplant in coming months. But the Associated Press reported today that he died. The story says...
  • Cruises gaining in popularity with disabled travelers

    William Floria sat while four crew members lifted him, wheelchair and all, into the cruise ship's tender. As he looked at the water surging against the 77,700-ton ship and the small boat that would take him ashore, he said, "I'm just praying they don't...
  • Sense of loss drives Ngata

    Sense of loss drives Ngata
    In Polynesian culture, a celebration, by definition, is not a private affair. Word of good news spreads as if it were carried by the wind, touching uncles, cousins, brothers, friends, sisters, girlfriends, ex-girlfriends and strangers, and without...
  • Emergency planning for homebound aged

    Days before the first snowflake fell, the region's home health clinicians pondered not only how they would care for elderly homebound patients during last weekend's historic storm, but if they could reach their doorsteps at all. They began extensive...
  • Youngster's drive couldn't be sacked

    When John Unitas was in seventh grade at a Catholic grade school in the hard hills south of downtown Pittsburgh, his teacher asked each of the students in his class what they wanted to be when they grew up. A pro football player, Unitas said. His...
  • New hope for halting a killer illness

    She thought it was just a cold. Her throat was sore, and she felt tired all over. But as JoAnn Barr got her son ready for school that morning in March, she started gasping for breath. Within a few hours, Barr was on a ventilator in intensive care, her...
  • 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....
  • Baxter to split into two companies, spin off biotech

    Baxter to split into two companies, spin off biotech
    Baxter International Inc. said Thursday it plans to spin off its $6 billion per year biopharmaceutical unit into a separate, publicly traded company by the middle of next year, following a familiar path forged by many of its peers. Shares of the the...
  • Jordanian boy saved by Israeli doctors

    For a 7-year-old Jordanian boy, the diplomatic row between Jordan and Israel over the killing of a Jordanian judge was a background story — "Y" was receiving new life at the hands of Israeli doctors at Rambam Health Care Campus. Suffering from...
  • Man, 61, held on $75K in fatal East Garfield Park stabbing of home health aide

    Man, 61, held on $75K in fatal East Garfield Park stabbing of home health aide
    A 61-year-old man who was upset that a home health aide did not clean up after himself and "stole" his wine, was ordered held on $75,000 bail after being charged with the aide's fatal stabbing, officials said. Daniel Travis, of the 700 block of North...