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Kidney Failure

'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 09.15.2014 | 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. ...

Smoking Gun In E. Coli Outbreak Difficult To Track Down

AP | DAVID RISING and MIKE STOBBE | Posted 08.01.2011 | World

BERLIN — European health officials tracking one of the worst E. coli outbreaks on record might never know where it came from. It's a sad fact of...

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...

Report: FDA Should Force Rollback In Salty Foods

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

WASHINGTON — Too much salt is hidden in Americans' food, and regulators plan to work with manufacturers to cut back – but the government i...

CDC: E.Coli Food Poisoning Down Last Year

AP | MIKE STOBBE | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

ATLANTA — Americans suffered a bit less food poisoning last year. There were significant drops in illnesses from shigella and the most dangerou...

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...