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kidney damage

Patient Story

‘The big step’

As a 3-year-old, Violet spent months fighting bladder and kidney infections. After a complex ureteral repair, she’s back to her “sweet, healthy” self.

The shadowy side of sunshine

Excessive doses of vitamin D can lead to high levels of calcium in the blood, which can trigger kidney damage.

Patient Story

‘They’re miracles’

Bacteria from tainted food nearly killed two young sisters. A skilled medical team—and plenty of prayers—pulled them from the brink.

Too sore after a workout?

Know the signs of rhabdomyolysis and get to the ER if you have them.

Patient Story

‘The best thing that could have happened to us’

After waiting his whole life, 5-year-old Jazir Westerfield receives a kidney.

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