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A gift of life: North Augusta woman offers kidney to stranger

...Hy mon, of Windsor, S.C., was describing his kidney failure and being hooked up to a machine for four hours a...fine."IT TOOK MORE than a year for Mercier's kidney failure to progress to the point that she required dialysis...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/gift-life-north-augusta-woman
Kidney failure stalls awareness walk

...pounds of fluid was flushed out of Mr. Hagan during weeks of hospital stays, which also probably contributed to his kidney failure. Mr. Hagan was back in the hospital Friday as doctors tried to relieve the fluid and swelling, and he is hoping...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/01/11/met_363664.shtml
Metro
Attacking obesity in steps

Chronic kidney failure and other weight-related maladies...a 104 percent increase in chronic kidney failure between 1990 and 2001, which they...This is not a small matter: Chronic kidney failure is the nation's ninth-leading...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/09/edi_430769.shtml
Editorials
Homemade absinthe results in serious illness

BOSTON - A man suffered seizures and kidney failure after trying to make the banned liqueur absinthe with...hospitalized for eight days with seizures and heart and kidney failure but recovered. Absinthe is distilled from wormwood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/09/18/tec_214847.shtml
XXX Technology
MCG names finalists for dean

...Experts in cardiac imaging, reproductive surgery and kidney failure are vying to become the next dean of the School of...said Dr. Schwab, a nephrologist and expert in kidney failure. "What I like about it is an opportunity to affect...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/18/met_57427.shtml
Metro
Ex-NFL player encourages minority organ donations

...Mr. Howard are three times more likely to suffer kidney failure, and in Georgia they make up more than two-thirds...He was shocked when tests showed he was already in kidney failure. He began long and painful kidney dialysis that whittled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/01/26/met_334925.shtml
Metro | Lucy C. Laney High School
Young mother needs money for kidney transplant

...March-Lindsey's life changed when she was diagnosed with kidney failure in 2005. A mother and a student at Augusta State...relationship with God as a result of finding out that I have kidney failure,'' she said. ''I'm also more patient. A lot...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/06/28/ric_133841.shtml
Richmond Neighbors | Augusta State University
Pets get care after eating recalled food

...have treated several animals for kidney failure and fielded a surge of phone calls...received the first complaints of kidney failure and deaths among cats and dogs...Pomeranian, was also recovering from kidney failure after being diagnosed at St...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/03/21/met_121123.shtml
Metro
Delayed care has one Augusta VA patient fearing for his life

...released into the bloodstream, possibly resulting in kidney failure."Because of the uncertainty of his illness, Mr...said.Newton said he stayed in the Augusta VA in kidney failure for two days until a nurse intervened and started...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-01-14/delayed-care-has-one-augusta-
Fundraiser set to support former deputy Thompson in fight against disease

...green people," Jessica said. "It was horrible."This time a clot had shut down his kidneys."He was in full kidney failure," she said.There is one in his left leg right now that causes it to swell if he moves around too much and even...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2013-11-17/fundraiser-set-support-forme