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World Kidney Day

Rocking One Kidney on World Kidney Day

Jen Reeder | Posted 05.13.2014 | Impact
Jen Reeder

It's a special day for me, because I've seen firsthand the ways a kidney transplant can change a person's life -- I was able to donate my left kidney to my husband Bryan in 2012. How many couples get a wedding anniversary and a "transplantiversary?"

March Is National Kidney Month: Let's Get Back to Basics

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Kidney Disease kills more people each year than breast and prostate cancer combined. Yes, you read that statistic correctly, but you may be surprised by it.

Let's Hear It for the Kidneys

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.04.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

This year, to recognize the organ I hold so dear, I'll be posting lots of health tips and hopefully some new-to-you information about the kidney -- what it does and how to make sure you're doing everything that you can to protect this vital organ.

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.

World Kidney Day: Author Makes Plea For Kidney Donations

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

On the eve of World Kidney Day, Adrian Mole Author Sue Townsend - who underwent a kidney transplant operation last year - is appealing for people to c...