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Dr. Otto Roza passed away on Oct. 30, 2012, two days prior to his 88th birthday, in Florida. He was the first nephrologist (kidney specialist) in Washington County and the Tri-State area. He introduced outpatient dialysis for patients with advanced...
email@example.comMost days, Alli Rogers is in pain. This is the reality of the young woman’s life as she battles a rare disease — one for which there is no cure. She has been in and out of hospitals, has had three surgeries, with the most recent requiring...
West Virginia University Health Sciences Center MARTINSBURG, W.Va. — Dr. C.H. Mitch Jacques, dean of the West Virginia University Health Sciences Center Eastern Division, retired June 30. Jacques worked for more than 19 years as a physician and...
A kidney success story Leslie Cochran and Marilee Kerns were saluted in the Maryland House of Delegates on Thursday as part of World Kidney Day. While growing up, Kerns once offered to give her friend Cochran a kidney if she needed it, because of a...
Since ancient times, surgeons have dreamed of transplanting healthy organs into patients disabled by disease and injury, but the human body's powerful immune system stymied all such attempts, leading many observers to conclude that the procedure was...
The problems of a 10-year-old sound something like this. "Can I pleeeaaase have an email account?" pleads Lindsey Duquette, jumping up and down in front of her mom, Pam Duquette, in the family kitchen in Sparks. "All my friends have email." It's...
Gout. It is one of the oldest diseases on record — the ancients wrote about it in 5 B.C. — yet most people today know little about it. Worse, they think they have to live with it. "Seniors should know that gout should not be tolerated,"...
firstname.lastname@example.orgThere are times when life presents someone with what seems like insurmountable odds in a war where victory is far from reach. In those dark times, a hero steps up and saves the day — or at least that’s how it is in the comic books and movies....
Joan Corbin's day is governed by the humming box in the alcove off her living room. For nearly an hour in the afternoon and nine hours at night, the Smith Island resident must tether herself to a suitcase-sized dialysis machine to get rid of the waste...
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...
LONDON (AP) - Global health officials are closely following a new respiratory virus related to SARS that is believed to have killed at least one person in Saudi Arabia and left another person in critical condition in Britain. The germ is a...
We think about being heart healthy. We think about strengthening our bones. But we rarely pondered the state of our kidneys — that is, until Boston Market announced last month that it was removing salt shakers from the tables at its 476 locations....
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