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NFL sued by group of ex-players over use of painkillers

...lineman Jeremy Newberry retired in 2009 and said that because of the drugs he took while playing, he suffers from kidney failure, high blood pressure and violent headaches.On game days, Newberry said, he and up to 25 of his San Francisco...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-05-20/nfl-sued-group-ex-players-ove
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
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
NFL upholds two bounty suspensions

...with his family.Craig Mitnick, Karras' attorney in a lawsuit against the NFL, says Karras might be dying from kidney failure because his body has caught up to the dementia he suffers from. Mitnick says the family hasn't yet decided whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-10-09/nfl-upholds-two-bounty-suspen
Ex-NFL lineman Karras dies

...in the 1960s, then went on to an acting career, died Wednesday. He was 77.Karras, who had recently suffered kidney failure, died at home in Los Angeles surrounded by family members, said Craig Mitnick, Karras' attorney.Diagnosed with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2012-10-10/ex-nfl-lineman-karras-dies
Animal Wellness Plans and pet insurance take bite out of vet bills

...insurance plan, but not a wellness plan. Some plans don't cover pre-existing conditions or chronic issues such as kidney failure, diabetes or arthritis. Certain breeds or dogs of a certain age might also be exempt from some types of insurance coverage...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/your-business/2013-01-16/animal-welln
Johnson & Johnson recalls all OneTouch VerioIQ blood sugar meters

...vessels, the heart, kidneys, eyes and other organs, eventually resulting in severe complications such as blindness, kidney failure, leg amputations and premature death. Extremely high, sudden spikes can cause death.Johnson & Johnson, based...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-25/johnson-johnson-recalls-al
Kidney Action Day to offer health screenings

...chosen for the screenings because of its high rates of kidney failure, high blood pressure and diabetes.In the 13-county...After her diagnosis, Jordan recognized signs of kidney failure that she ignored. She urinated two or three times...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/kidney-action-day-offer-healt
Winn-Dixie, Bi-Lo recall ground beef: E. coli risk

...beef recall issued by the National Beef Packing Company.E. coli can cause diarrhea, dehydration and potentially kidney failure.Winn-Dixie is immediately recalling the affected Fresh 93 Percent Lean Ground Beef from all stores in Alabama...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2013-08-02/winn-dixie-bi-lo-recall-ground-beef