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Kidney Dialysis

Proposed Kidney Disease XPRIZE Announced at White House Organ Summit

XPRIZE | Posted 07.18.2016 | Science
XPRIZE

By American Society of Nephrology President Raymond C. Harris, MD, FASN and XPRIZE CEO, Marcus ShinglesKidney transplantation is the optimal form of t...

Dialysis At Sea Reopens Travel Doors To Kidney Patients

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.28.2016 | Fifty

People in kidney failure sometimes feel as if their lives are literally tethered to a kidney dialysis machine -- because, they are. A typical dialysis...

Chronic Pain Is Not a Normal Part of Aging

John Whyte, M.D., MPH | Posted 05.04.2016 | Healthy Living
John Whyte, M.D., MPH

We need to do a better job of addressing chronic pain from a patient's perspective. And that includes more research around the neurobiology of pain. Having people endure daily pain just is not acceptable, and no one should consider it normal.

This 6-Year-Old Used Crayons And Paper To Help Get Her Mom A Life-Saving Kidney

The Huffington Post | Robbie Couch | Posted 05.28.2014 | Impact

Sometimes, simple creativity and a dose of determination can save a life -- at least, that's what 6-year-old Jocelyn Williams used to find a kidney f...

Texas Teacher Gives Kidney To Student's Father

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.04.2012 | Education

Marie Bell, a kindergarten teacher at Highland Village Elementary School in Dallas, Texas, has given more than just an education to one of her student...

Kidney Dialysis: An Investigation Into The Flawed Federal System

propublica.org | Marian Wang | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Every year, more than 100,000 Americans start dialysis. One in four of them will die within 12 months...

Dan Coyne, Kidney Donor: Giving Kidney To His Favorite Jewel-Osco Cashier

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Dan Coyne asked his favorite Jewel-Osco cashier, Myra de la Vega, if everything was all right. She didn't look well. When he heard her story -- renal...