| Mar 13, 2013
| 8:12 AM
The California Endowment is launching a campaign to extend medical coverage to all uninsured state residents, including undocumented immigrants. An estimated 3 million to 4 million Californians, or about 10% of the state’s population, could remain...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:29 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 2:52 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2013
| 7:19 PM
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...
| May 20, 2013
| 7:56 AM
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....
| Jul 11, 2013
| 2:49 PM
The National Kidney Foundation of Maryland recently held its annual Volunteer Awards Reception at the Baltimore Museum of Industry.
Two volunteers with Hagerstown connections were honored.
Karen Walker received the Western Maryland Community and...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:40 PM
Prodigy Dialysis is temporarily closing four locations.
The announcement came less than a week after the company confirmed that it is no longer receiving payments from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Jen Fetterman, director of clinical...
| Apr 7, 2013
| 5:47 AM
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...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 3:43 PM
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will not be making payments to Prodigy Dialysis locations in Somerset County because the agency determined they are not in compliance with regulations.
Jen Fetterman, director of clinical services for Prodigy...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Shemira R. Hargrove, 31, was jailed after shooting a patient at the Florida Dialysis Center of Orlando on Monday morning, according to Orlando cops, reports the Orlando Sentinel.
Although the name of the patient or the patient's relationship with...
| May 13, 2013
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...