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By Guest Author On Saturday, September 30th, 2017
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How You Can Prevent Kidney Stones

If you’ve ever had kidney stones, it’s probably not something you want to repeat. It can lead to a severe and debilitating pain, particularly as the stone tries to pass into your ureter. Photo/Madhero88 via More...

By The Dispatch On Thursday, December 15th, 2016
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UAB performs Deep South’s first HIV-positive kidney transplant from HIV-positive deceased donor

Sometime in the next few days or weeks — whenever he can adequately gather his thoughts — a Mississippi man plans to sit down and write a very important letter to a family he has never met, but whose legacy More...

By Guest Author On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
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5 Ways Poor Dental Health Can Affect You Beyond Your Teeth

Every single day, your mouth accumulates a layer of plaque build up that contains bacteria. When left to their own devices, this bacteria can cause a wide array of health issues. Usually, when people think of mouth More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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Mark Hall kidney surgery ‘textbook’ success as Casting Crowns pray worldwide

The Casting Crowns frontman Mark Hall underwent a successful surgery to remove a kidney as friends, family and fans worldwide united in prayer as the hashtag “#PrayingforMark” went viral across the Internet. “Mark More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, June 15th, 2014
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Market-based organ donation: A solution to the shortages?

As I look at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) website for The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network (OPTN) today, there are 123,000 people on waiting lists for organs, with the bulk of More...


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