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SOUTH BEND -- Threatened by some pretty hefty issues of life, Bob Elliott did what he's always done. He came out swinging. Fourteen years ago, Elliott -- who will enter his second season as a Notre Dame assistant football coach -- was diagnosed with a...
ReutersNEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Men with restless legs syndrome (RLS) were more likely to die during an eight-year study than those without the condition, even after their age and other health problems were taken into account, researchers found. The...
As a veterinarian with a few years (translation: decades) under my stethoscope, I have come to really appreciate the puppies and kittens that come in to our office for their first visits and then watching them grow and develop over years and move on...
Tags: Weight Loss, Alzheimer's Disease, Pets, Ibuprofen (drug), Movies
After more than a year of suffering from Stage 5 kidney failure, Eddie Beatrice decided to look online for a kidney donor. "It was Jan. 1  and I said, 'Today is the day I'm going to take back control of my life,' " said Beatrice, 51, of North...
Robert Brown was healthy, willing and a good match: So why not give a kidney to his wife, who otherwise would need dialysis? There was just one potential obstacle: Brown was 74, an age once unthinkable for a kidney donor. For this retired psychologist...
Alaska, a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering kidney failure, zoo officials said. The bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agents...
"Alaska," a Maryland Zoo polar bear that had been rescued from a Mexican circus a decade ago, was euthanized Tuesday after suffering from kidney failure, zoo officials said. The female bear had been confiscated in Puerto Rico by U.S. Fish and Wildlife...
Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom. Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20. Fourteen years ago, a few...
Although drinking too much alcohol impairs judgment and motor skills, intoxicated trauma-center patients also appear to be less likely to have potentially fatal problems such as heart and renal failure, a statistical study by a University of Illinois at...
The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health has named Dr. Josef Coresh the inaugural recipient of the George W. Comstock Professorship in Epidemiology. The professorship honors the legacy of Dr. George Comstock, a physician and professor...
On Tuesday, I'm lucky to be speaking at Home Dialyzors United's third-annual meet up and conference in Baltimore. As an end stage renal disease patient currently doing home hemodialysis treatment, this is an issue I am passionate about. And, mostly...
Tags: Human Interest, Dialysis, Kidney, Medicare, Kidney Disease
Jun 14, 2013 |Column| South Bend Tribune
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Jan 15, 2013 |Story| Baltimore Sun
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Dec 19, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
Nov 30, 2012 |Story| Herald Mail
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