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Kidney Failure

The Harsh Reality of Diabetes

Brittany Gilleland | Posted 04.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Brittany Gilleland

John was a godsend. A wake-up call, shall you say. This is what could happen if I don't take care of myself.

How My Ex-Husband And I Rescue Each Other

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 12.10.2015 | Divorce
Gabrielle Selz

Our relationship was now better in sickness than it had been in health. As we staggered across the finish line of our divorce, we'd learned how to confront adversity together. No longer protecting ourselves from loss, we were finally free to release one another to the future.

What Everyone Should Know About Kidney Cancer

Mount Sinai Health System | Posted 06.01.2015 | Healthy Living
Mount Sinai Health System

Kidney cancer is one of the top 10 most common cancers in both men and women. According to the American Cancer Society, more than 61,500 people in the United States will learn they have kidney cancer this year, and about 14,000 Americans will die from it. What do you know about this significant disease?

'Our Daddy Needs A Kidney' Sign Goes Viral, Inspires Stranger To Donate Organ

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 10.03.2014 | Good News

Never underestimate the power of a simple sign -- it could move a stranger to save a life. Raleigh Callaway, 49, of Greensboro, Georgia, had been ...

UKRO President Ken Kleinberg Hosts Annual Benefit for Research to End Kidney Disease

Marc A. Coronel | Posted 11.14.2014 | Impact
Marc A. Coronel

This past Friday, I had the privilege of attending a fundraising gala at the Beverly Hilton in support of the new USC (University of Southern Californ...

Astoria Characters: The Lovebirds

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 10.19.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

They're making the best of things. Violeta has learned to go to mass by herself. Immaculate Conception is only five blocks away, but for Vincent it might as well be a million miles.

1 Dead From Picnic E.Coli Outbreak

Posted 07.25.2012 | Home

A former school official has died from an E. coli sickening that has affected 75 people, 14 of whom have been hospitalized. Lowell Draffen, a 73-ye...

WATCH: Nick Cannon Documents 'Health Hustle,' Road To Recovery

Posted 04.09.2012 | Black Voices

It's been three months since Nick Cannon was hospitalized for "mild kidney failure," a condition that he later revealed to be the result of an autoimm...

A Kidney After One Day on the National Transplant Registry -- World Kidney Day Free Screenings

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 05.07.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

The story I'm about to finish here is, at the very least, a magical one. Perhaps a spiritual antidote -- if there is such a thing -- for so much lost to kidney disease.

I Was a 'Top 5 Kidney Health Numbers' Virgin -- Then Nick Cannon Checked In

Suzanne O'Malley | Posted 05.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Suzanne O'Malley

Nick Cannon's revelations about his health are timely. On World Kidney Day, March 8, free kidney screenings will be available to everyone in more than 20 cities across the country.

Nick Cannon's 'Mild Kidney Failure': What Is It?

The Huffington Post | Amanda L. Chan | Posted 01.07.2012 | Healthy Living

UPDATE: Mariah Carey tweeted that Nick Cannon is in stable condition and will hopefully be discharged from the hospital in the next couple of days. ...

Diabetes: Put Down that Cola and Pick up Celery!

Robin Wilson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robin Wilson

A pivotal moment occurred recently when a friend - only 45 years old! - was hospitalized for diabetes related complications. And then the outcome - a...

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...