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Veterans' bond strengthened by kidney donation

...been through a health wringer since his kidneys failed after heart bypass surgery in June 2014, abruptly thrusting him into dialysis.But "we got through Vietnam. We'll get through this," Warner said."Hey, Bill," Middaugh joked, "we got a PT...
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Dialysis health care class available

Fresenius Medical Care Reifenstein Dialysis Center is hosting a treatment able to stay alive is to undergo dialysis treatment three days a week - for 3 to 5 hours each treatment. Dialysis is the process of cleansing the blood...
Life, death and sound: Playboy Spaceman to perform 'Skull Party' Halloween show

...of thirty, and yet I'm still here," Kuhar said.Kuhar lost his kidneys to a genetic kidney disease at 27, and was on dialysis for eight months. He and Bridget were a new couple at the time. They found out that she was a perfect match for a transplant...
Dialysis center will keep kidney patients in Juneau

...Renal Care Group Alaska opens a kidney dialysis center in Juneau early next spring...larger Nashville-based chain of kidney dialysis centers, will put up the rest of the...90 percent of their kidney function, dialysis is used to keep patients healthy. Kidney...
French Riviera hit by deadly flash floods

...disabled to Lourdes, said the pilgrims were generally in good health and spirits though officials expressed some concern for dialysis patients if the delays stretched on."The sick are being cared for and their trip has been going on for 15 hours, but thanks...
Nation and World
Bartlett, patients seek dialysis center for Juneau

...Regional Hospital Foundation hopes to establish a dialysis center in Juneau. Because of the lack of a treatment...forced to move to communities that can provide dialysis, or must perform dialysis at home, said foundation Director Charlotte Richards...
Reifenstein donation helps establish dialysis center

...Bartlett Regional Hospital Foundation to start a dialysis center in the Mendenhall Mall. She hopes it will...very needy population of folks that have to be on dialysis." Dialysis is used to treat people with complete kidney failure...
Gov. Walker: Alaska needs to collaborate, not litigate, on Medicaid expansion

...acute kidney failure who made multiple trips to the hospital, including 13 emergency room visits in one year, six trips for dialysis and a two-month hospitalization. The bill topped $575,000.These are costs the rest of us shoulder. It just doesn't...
My Turn: Walker on Medicaid expansion: It's time

...first three months of this year, Medicaid helped 4,065 Alaskans manage their diabetes; 284 Alaskans received life-saving dialysis services; 628 women had mammograms for early detection of breast cancer; and nearly 4,000 Alaskans received home health...
Lawmakers discuss right-to-die legislation

...hearing on the bill because he had a personal connection to the issue. At 103 years old, his father opted against kidney dialysis, and at 104 years old told hospice workers that he was ready to go. They could provide morphine to ease his pain, but not...
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