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William Richard "Billy" Goodman, a Baltimore insurance executive, died Saturday of kidney disease at his Pikesville home. He was 81. Mr. Goodman was born in Staunton, Va., and moved with his family to a home on Linden Avenue in Reservoir Hill. After...
Bonnie Addario didn't even know there was a word for what was happening to her. As if lung cancer weren't bad enough, the 54-year-old had lost 30 pounds off her normally 130-pound frame. Her life was limited to her husband's Barcalounger, where she had to...
The most comprehensive study ever on the link between organ donations and cancer is arming physicians with new data that could help make the procedures safer. Organ transplant patients get new kidneys, livers and lungs that save their lives, but they...
Daily American Staff WriterIn December, Philip Hoffman was diagnosed with acute vasculitis. “My immune system went bad and damaged my kidneys,” he said in a telephone interview. “Just my luck — I got a rare disease.” But Hoffman had good luck as...
Tags: Hospitals and Clinics, Health, Dialysis, Immune System
By the time Ray Fearing was first diagnosed with a rare kidney disease back in 2000, the damage that had already been done was such that a transplant would eventually be his only option. "By then, they (the doctors) had noticed there was a lot of...
Growing up in Texas, I played softball — fast pitch. After playing in the hot Texas sun, our team, the Sweetpeas, had a snack of oranges and water, in containers brought from home. Today, my husband and I are new Howard County residents, and we...
More than 20 million Americans are living with diabetes, and another 40 million are in the early stages of the disease. Managing diabetes can be a challenge all year long, but the holidays can pose special problems. All those extra treats, meals and...
The last few decades have not been good for wheat. Some of the world's most popular diets (Atkins, South Beach and the Dukan Diet) have urged followers to ditch bread and other carbs to slim down, while a rising number of celiac and gluten sensitivity...
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, Amanda Tauber weighs in on type 2...
With the Supreme Court reviewing the Affordable Care Act (ACA), there is no shortage of legal analysis to handicap the decision. But unfortunately, not enough attention has been paid to the real value this law provides to millions of American families and...
Tech Report: iPhone Repair House Calls Rich DeMuro introduces us to one company that is capitalizing on dropped iPhones by making house calls to repair them. Visit fox43.com/technology for more Tech Reports. Living with Diabetes Dr. Steve Edelman...
Tags: Olympic Games, Diabetes, Apple iPhone
Tribune reportersNorth Chicago fired one police officer and suspended another today for their roles in the violent arrest of a man who died a week after he was taken into custody. Officials immediately dismissed Officer Brandon Yost and suspended Officer Arthur Strong...
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