McAllen hospital marks 100 successful kidney transplants
Rosalinda Perez’s brother rescued her from what she feared was almost certain death.
How we became sisters through a kidney transplant
Melany needed a kidney. Jennifer was a living organ donor. Brought together by organ donation, two complete strangers share their journey to an unforeseen friendship. Melany: The diagnosis Growing up, I’ve always been pretty sickly. Many mountains
How a Kidney Transplant Saved Natalie Cole's Life 6 Years Ago: 'She Was Full of Gratitude'
"It was a pretty big miracle for her," Tom Mone, CEO of One Legacy, tells PEOPLE
Teen Undergoes Amazing Transformation with Good Fit Clinic
With the help of the Children’s Medical Center’s Good Fit Teen Weight and Wellness Clinic, Shrewsbury teen, Lacey Tomaiolo, lost more than 100 pounds after undergoing bariatric surgery. The Good Fi…
Nutrition labels to undergo changes for first time in 20 years
FDA says in 1990s, focus was on fat, but consumers since have gotten savvier - what changes are coming?
Brothers/Fathers Learn from Tragedy
Named among the Best Hospitals in America by US News World Report for 19 consecutive years, Indiana University Health is Indiana’s most comprehensive healthcare system.
What is a kidney stone?
The Kidney Transplant Waitlist
Is transplant the best option for patients with kidney disease? For the majority of patients, transplantation is the best option. Kidney transplant is not a cure for kidney disease, but it can help you live longer and with a better quality of life. Kidney transplants come from either living organ donors, or deceased organ donors. A live donor kidney transplant is considered the best option for…
Danielle Talks the Move That 'Backfired,' What's in Store With Shane on 'Big Brother: OTT'
Up until this week, Danielle Lickey was the only contestant to survive America's nomination on Big Brother: Over the Top.…
How to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Kidneys play a vital role in bodily functions, from excretion of waste to circulatory and immune system health. Read more.
Graboyes Brothers Earn All-Ivy Honors For Top-10 Finish
100 percent success rate for baby kidney transplants at U of M
Three-year-old London Hall has no problems keeping up with her brothers now, but as an infant it quickly became clear her twin brother was reaching milestones she wasn't.
Why hepatitis C-positive kidney transplants are giving ailing veterans hope
IOWA CITY - Three months after receiving his kidney transplant, Jack Jones Jr. returned to the Veterans Affairs Hospital in Iowa City for his checkup.
What You Need to Know About Kidney Disease
According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20 million people in the U.S. have kidney disease. Often, it’s secondary to another condition like diabetes or…
Move to St. Louis puts man at top of kidney transplant list
ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - There is a huge disparity in the U.S. when it comes to organ transplants. How soon you get one depends partly on where you live. Experts say Missouri is one of the best states in the country for organ transplants. Marlon Sanders agrees. The 40-year-old actor and Ladue High School graduate was on a waiting list for kidney donations more than three years while living in Los Angeles; a city with an average wait time of five-to-eight years for…
What Are Kidney Stones?
Kidney stones are small chunks of solid material that can form in your kidneys. They may stay in the kidney or travel down the urinary tract.
Kidney Cancer 101
A urologist and kidney specialist answers common questions about the function of the kidneys, kidney cancer, and what you can do to lower your risk.
Robert Wood Johnson Named a Top Hospital for Kidney Transplants
Content Options David Laskow, chief of transplant services at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital and a professor of surgery at the medical school, talks with a patient. Credits: Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ — If you need a kidney transplant, you’re in the right city Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital’s kidney transplant program is among the 30 best kidney transplant centers in the…
11 Facts About the Kidneys
Your kidneys filter almost 50 gallons of blood a day to keep your whole body healthy. Read on for more facts about this crucial organ—including what causes kidney stones.
Sibling rivalry: What happens when brothers and sisters are divided by wealth gap
As the wealth gap has widened, some mental health professionals say they've seen more patients for whom such a divide has become a personal issue.