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Dialysis (INACTIVE)

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  • 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...
  • Brad Meltzer is trying to help his history teacher find a kidney

    Brad Meltzer is trying to help his history teacher find a kidney
    Brad Meltzer is known for many things: He writes bestselling thriller, comic books and children's books; he's even been a TV host. Now, unexpectedly, he's jumped into an effort to find a kidney for an old mentor. Meltzer published "History Decoded:...
  • PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack

    PASSINGS: Dallas Willard, Jack Butler, Fredrick McKissack
    Dallas Willard Influential Christian philosopher taught at USC for 47 years Dallas Willard, 77, an influential Christian philosopher who taught at USC for 47 years and chaired the philosophy department in the early 1980s, died Wednesday in Woodland...
  • Doctors, Patients Scramble To Determine Effects Of UnitedHealthcare's Smaller Network

    Doctors, patients and Medicare advocates scrambled on Wednesday to determine how they are affected by UnitedHealthcare's decision to eliminate thousands of doctors from its physician network for Medicare Advantage next year. The head of the Fairfield...
  • Protesters ask for better access to kidney, liver transplants

    Protesters ask for better access to kidney, liver transplants
    Fourteen people in need of kidney and liver transplants, along with family and friends, have been on a weeklong hunger strike, demanding a spot on a transplant waiting list, which they say they've been denied. The men and women protested Monday...
  • Hard Rock poker player falls shy in bid to finance boyfriend's new kidney

    Hard Rock poker player falls shy in bid to finance boyfriend's new kidney
    Sure, Krystal Seiling wanted the fame and glory of making a huge poker score. But she was playing for something more. She wants to get her boyfriend a new kidney. He has been fighting lupus for 12 years. "He just comes from a different place," Seiling...
  • Art as lifesaver

    Art as lifesaver
    Scott Sutton's art saved his life. Or, perhaps more accurately, a collector did. The Austin, Texas, resident began dialysis 11 years after being diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease in 1991. It kept him alive but caused an inordinate amount of...
  • Health career options include office settings

    Health career options include office settings
    With more than 300,000 health care workers in Cook County alone, employees have plenty of options when it comes to choosing a work environment. Here’s a look a various workplaces for today’s health care professionals. Offices of dentists....
  • A reunion decades in the making for Natalie Cole, Chucho Valdés

    A reunion decades in the making for Natalie Cole, Chucho Valdés
    When Natalie Cole and Chucho Valdés share a bill Wednesday night at the Hollywood Bowl, it will mark a long-delayed reunion of two languages and two musical dynasties. More than half a century ago, on the eve of the Cuban Revolution, Cole's father,...
  • Mashantucket Pequots' Former Leader Found Guilty of Embezzlement

    Mashantucket Pequots' Former Leader Found Guilty of Embezzlement
    As if plunging casino revenues weren't enough of a problem for Connecticut's first and biggest tribal casino, former Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council Chairman Michael Thomas has been found guilty of embezzling more than $100,000 in tribal funds. Here'...
  • 'Dumb and Dumber To' begins production, but will audiences care?

    'Dumb and Dumber To' begins production, but will audiences care?
    It's been almost 20 years since Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels took their ill-fated road trip to Aspen, Colo., in "Dumb & Dumber." Since then Daniels' career stock has risen, with the actor playing a number of more intelligent men including his current...
  • Oviedo woman uses CrossFit to battle disease and improve health

    Oviedo woman uses CrossFit to battle disease and improve health
    All Susan Hancock wanted was to be able to get up off the floor.  After years of neglecting her health, Hancock suffered a stroke last October and spent the next several months in and out of the hospital. While she was there, the doctors put her on kidney...