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Dialysis (INACTIVE)

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  • Navajo military veterans struggle with housing

    Navajo military veterans struggle with housing
    FARMINGTON, N.M. — In World War II he served as a Navajo code talker, one of the Marines who became legendary by using their native tongue to transmit messages the enemy could not decipher. Years later, to express its appreciation, the Navajo Nation...
  • After initial entry into field, dialysis technicians can expand opportunities

    Dialysis technicians help maintain the machines used for kidney treatments and prepare and help patients before and during their procedures. They work in a variety of institutional and home settings, with direct patient care a large part of the job. Entry...
  • Larry Rafes receives second kidney transplant from familiar source

     
    Larry Rafes had to listen to the voicemail three times to process the news. He had spent 25 days on dialysis after been told that he would need a second kidney transplant, only three years after the first. The Allentown salesman had since become an...
  • Gift of life stories continue to unravel after transplant

     
    This year, I have covered the survival stories of several transplant recipients. While making it to the transplant list and receiving the organ is certainly monumental, is not end of all worries for the recipients. On Monday, I spoke with two kidney...
  • Baxter beats expectations on higher sales

    Baxter beats expectations on higher sales
    Baxter International Inc. on Monday reported better-than-expected income and revenue for the fourth quarter as demand for its hemophilia and dialysis products boosted sales. The Deerfield-based medical products company said net income fell 34 percent to...
  • 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...
  • Arm in arm, with the armed forces

    Arm in arm, with the armed forces
    Veteran's Day will be celebrated Monday, and it has always been a special holiday for Mike and Nancy Carder. Each has family connections to the military. Her brother was a Marine; her father was in the National Guard. His dad was a World War II pilot,...
  • When life isn't living

    Most of the mail that crosses my desk deals with politics, policy and other largely impersonal subjects. Occasionally, readers will tell their own deeply personal stories as a way to inform a discussion. Several did just that in response to Steve Lopez'...
  • Government explores early release for more aging prisoners

    Government explores early release for more aging prisoners
    MINERSVILLE, Pa. — He hobbled down the dark tiled hallway, leaning heavily on his black wooden cane. His feet shuffled, his hands shook, and finally 85-year-old Benjamin Share nearly collapsed into a chair in the prison visitation room....
  • 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...
  • 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...