Latest National Kidney Foundation Stories

2011-08-10 17:15:00

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC 5 anchor/reporter, Kristi Nelson, is telling her touching, personal story of donating a kidney to her mother during a multi-part series titled "Kristi's Gift" airing the week of August 15, 2011 on NBC 5.

2011-04-29 13:44:00

NEW YORK, April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 29, 2011, Mediaplanet Publishing released a Kidney Health report to targeted markets in USA Today.

2011-04-05 11:25:00

Tickets Go On Sale 10 AM Friday, April 8 at Ticketmaster and RFK Box Office WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DC101's Elliot in the Morning announced this week that Weezer will headline the 32nd Annual DC101 Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, May 21 at RFK Stadium Festival Grounds.

2011-03-23 10:54:00

EAST NORRITON, Pa., March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tengion, Inc. (Nasdaq: TNGN), a leader in regenerative medicine, today announced the addition of two renal research and clinical experts, Ben Humphreys, M.D., Ph.D.

2011-03-08 11:12:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Congressional leaders will learn about the experiences of constituents living with kidney disease and how it can be prevented from kidney patient-advocates participating in the American Kidney Fund's (AKF) second annual Advocate Training and Fly-in to commemorate World Kidney Day on March 10. The seven AKF advocates represent a cross-section of people affected by kidney disease: four use a variety of dialysis regimens, one has had a...

2011-03-02 14:20:22

Many people diagnosed with chronic kidney disease do not know they have the disease.

2011-01-09 09:25:00

Rodney Sokoloski used to have to drive to the city three times a week to get his dialysis.

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