Latest American Kidney Fund Stories

2011-07-22 00:01:01

National cycling tour to educate and inspire patients suffering from kidney disease (PRWEB) July 21, 2011 Pentec Health, Inc. today announced a corporate sponsorship of the Shad Ireland Take on the Tour project, a 24-month cycling endeavor by kidney dialysis patient and prominent sportsman Shad Ireland. Mr. Ireland will ride several of the toughest stages of all of the major cycling tours"”including the Ultimate Challenge in Utah and USA Pro Cycling Challenge in Colorado"”as...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

Organization Hosts Free Health Screening Event and Walkathon to Raise Awareness in at Risk Community WASHINGTON, June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Kidney Fund (AKF) will host its Kidney Action Day, which includes the Steps that Count fundraising walkathon, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, June 11, 2011 from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. This free event is open to the public and will bring together hundreds of local health advocates, patients and members of the...

2011-06-01 08:00:00

Walkathon, Free Kidney Health Screenings and Family Activities Scheduled for Washington, San Antonio, Houston and Atlanta ROCKVILLE, Md., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced its multi-city schedule for Kidney Action Day, which includes the Steps that Count fundraising walkathon. The organization will kick off the event, which features free kidney health screenings and family-friendly activities, at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C., on...

Word of the Day
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'