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kidney

Patient Story

The surgery you’ve never heard of

Nedene Bearss shares her story about how chronic kidney disease took her by surprise, and how her 'hero' saved her hand with his expertise.

The cutest cantaloupe

Your little bundle will undergo monumental changes in the second trimester—and if all goes well, you'll be feeling on top of the world.

On kidney dialysis? Heal step by step

Even those with advanced problems can benefit from a 'low-intensity' exercise regimen.

Patient Story

Whitecaps players win with kids

Athletes might not win at board games, but they sure did win at coaxing smiles and giggles from kids in the hospital.

Patient Story

‘An amazing, selfless act’

A teen’s need for a kidney transplant inspires a flood of volunteer donors.

Antibiotic resistance common in kids’ urinary tract infections

Researchers say threat is worrisome because children are at high risk of kidney complications.

Patient Story

Mom’s best friend becomes child’s lifesaver

“This is the kind of thing you do for people you care about,” says Brandy Tarrant, who donated a kidney to a girl she considers her niece.

Do taller patients fare worse on dialysis?

Research indicates risk of premature death is higher in tall men than in tall women.

Patient Story

Kidney transplants turn sick babies into tree-climbing kids

‘I’m so thankful to be taking care of normal kids’ stuff instead of life-and-death issues.’

Iced tea and kidney failure

What you need to know about oxalate crystals and your diet.

What your urine can tell you … about kidney cancer

Disease spotted with 95 percent accuracy in study.

Help for kids with ‘plumbing problems’

Pediatric urology services are changing kids’ lives through reconstructive surgery.

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