Kroc Center | The Augusta Chronicle

...The American Kidney Fund held Kidney Action Day at the Kroc Center on Saturday, which aimed to raise awareness of kidney disease. CNN anchor Soledad O'Brien spoke of the importance of recognizing diversity at Georgia Health Sciences University's...

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...Augusta-Richmond County Public Library; learn about the importance of proper kidney health and the warning signs of kidney disease; free, open to the public; arcpls.orgFILM SCREENING: FOOT SOLDIERS: CLASS OF 1964: 6-8 p.m. Thursday...

Researcher: kidney disease, gangrene killed king Herod

...excruciating death, brought on by kidney disease and finished off by gangrene...to conclude Herod suffered from kidney disease. Itching might have led to the...Herod's death, Mackowiak said. Kidney disease may also explain some of Herod's...

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Kidney Action Day to offer health screenings

A family history of kidney disease was a mystery to Nancy Jordan...his high blood pressure caused kidney disease. When Jordan was diagnosed with...and older can be screened for kidney disease and its leading causes ? blood...

Kidney Action Day aims to raise awareness of disease

...Harriet Smith was diagnosed with kidney disease in 2005, neither she nor her...the Amer ican Kidney Fund, said kidney disease is the ninth-leading cause of death...Renal Care offered screenings for kidney disease Saturday and information about...

Alonzo Mourning recalls long journey to Hall of Fame induction

...just thought, 'This is much bigger than me.' I had a goal set to win a championship that was denied when I got kidney disease."Mourning returned to win the 2006 NBA title with the Heat and complete a career that led him to the Springfield...

Ex-NFL player encourages minority organ donations

Former professional football player Bobby Howard was nearly sidelined by kidney disease and dialysis before a transplant restored his health. Unfortunately, blacks such as Mr. Howard are three times more likely to...

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New drug might help heart failure

...well-designed trial, the study did have some limitations. The study excluded patients with low blood pressures or kidney disease, common associated diagnoses in patients with heart failure. In addition, the average age of study patients was...

Delaying dialysis with low-protein diet

A very low protein diet can delay the need for dialysis by nearly a year in people suffering from kidney disease, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins Medical Institution researchers. An estimated 300,000 people each year with kidney...

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Fewer medical tests may be enough

...prostate cancer. Oh, and don't forget to check for kidney disease. Specialty medical groups and patient advocates are...of other tests to catch such ailments as thyroid or kidney disease. Stay tuned: The task force now is debating many...

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