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2014-03-12 08:30:13

Take 10 Minutes to Find Out MONTREAL, March 12, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - This March, Kidney Health Month, The Kidney Foundation of Canada is launching a free Online Risk Assessment tool for kidney disease at www.kidney.ca/risk and a new public service announcement (PSA) to help raise awareness. The PSA features Rush guitarist, Alex Lifeson, whose family has suffered from conditions that cause kidney disease. 1 in 10 Canadians has Kidney Disease "During the Kidney Foundation's...

2014-03-11 16:26:49

RIVER EDGE, N.J., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB:NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and a Hemodiafiltration system for the treatment of chronic renal failure patients today provided an update on its operations and strategy. Recent Highlights -- Daron Evans appointed to Board of Directors -- Launched NanoGuard-D and NanoGuard-S ultrafilters for filtration of water...

2014-03-11 16:26:38

RIVER EDGE, N.J, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Nephros, Inc. (OTCQB:NEPH), a commercial stage medical device company that develops and sells high performance liquid purification ultrafilters and Mar Cor Purification, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cantel Medical Corp., announced today that the companies have signed a non-exclusive distributor agreement to distribute Nephros's dialysis ultrafilters to U.S. and Canadian dialysis clinics. Curtis Weitnauer, President and Chief Executive Officer...

2014-03-11 08:28:37

World Kidney Day Event to Discuss Building Global Awareness of Kidney Disease DENVER, March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, will host a Google+ Hangout on Air dedicated to global kidney disease awareness on World Kidney Day. Join the "Be #KidneyAware: Raise Kidney Disease Awareness Worldwide" Google+ Hangout on Air on Thursday, March 13, at 8:30 a.m. PT/11:30 a.m. ET by registering at...

2014-03-10 08:29:11

WASHINGTON, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The DPC Education Center will honor Former United States Senator John Culver at its Inaugural Gala on March 11, 2014. "Senator Culver came to Washington, DC to fight for a better and more just society," said Nancy L. Scott, the DPC Education Center Board President. "We are honored to recognize his many years of dedicated public service and very much appreciate his efforts to increase public awareness of kidney disease."...

2014-03-07 23:01:49

The Firm is investigating GranuFlo lawsuits on behalf of dialysis patients who allegedly suffered catastrophic and life-threatening heart events related to the administration of GranuFlo or NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 07, 2014 GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) alleging injury and death due to the administration of GranuFlo or NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates continue to mount in courts around the country, Bernstein Liebhard LLP...

2014-03-03 04:23:03

At-risk Populations Include Those with Diabetes and High Blood Pressure and Minority Groups DENVER, March 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DaVita, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, is encouraging people who are at risk for kidney disease to make a new resolution to learn and understand their risk during National Kidney Month. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140303/LA75036-INFO-a One in 10 adults age 20 or older in the U.S....

2014-02-28 23:00:32

With State Statutes of Limitation Nearing Their Expiration in March 2014, Greg Coleman Law Invites Fresenius Dialysis Patients to Submit Their Details for a Free Case Evaluation Knoxville, TN (PRWEB) February 28, 2014 Knoxville class action lawyers at Greg Coleman Law will continue investigating injury claims associated with Granuflo and NaturaLyte as the statutes of limitation filing deadline rapidly approaches. Fresenius Medical Care North America, the manufacturer of NaturaLyte and...

2014-02-26 08:25:10

SEATTLE, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Northwest Kidney Centers is pleased to announce that its president and chief executive officer, Joyce F. Jackson, was one of two people named Outstanding Health Care Executive of the year by Seattle Business magazine. Jackson received the honor at the magazine's annual Leaders in Health Care Awards ceremony held Feb. 24 at the Washington State Convention Center. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140226/PH72079 ) In a tie decision by...

2014-02-25 23:36:23

With state statutes of limitation set to expire in March 2014, the Arnold Law Firm encourages Fresenius dialysis patients to submit details of their potential case for a free legal consultation regarding their rights and options for pursuing justice for injuries and deaths related to Granuflo and NaturaLyte. SACRAMENTO, CALIF. (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 California class action lawyers at the Arnold Law Firm are continuing to investigate injury claims linked to the hemodialysis drugs...