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2009-05-05 08:02:00

Honor Mom With a Donation, Too NEW YORK, May 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Honk if you're thinking about Mom.

2009-04-29 08:00:00

Donation to community outreach program helps to provide early detection of kidney disease DEERFIELD, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Healthcare (www.siemens.com/diagnostics) donates clinical laboratory instruments and diagnostic tests to the National Kidney Foundation's community outreach program, Kidney Early Evaluation Program (KEEP), to help reduce the number of individuals that develop chronic kidney disease.

2009-04-21 08:02:00

Environmentally-Friendly Car Donation Program Extends Life of Used Vehicles NEW YORK, April 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Those who can't march on Washington, pick up a shovel or save the whales this year on Earth Day can still do their bit for the environment by donating a used vehicle.

2009-04-20 17:44:00

Satellite Healthcare Senior Director of Quality Honored By National Kidney Foundation MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced its Senior Director of Quality will be honored by the National Kidney Foundation at their Champions of Hope Awards dinner on Thursday, April 23 at Yoshi's Jazz Club in San Francisco.

2009-04-09 17:03:00

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced that Debbie Benner, MA, RD, CSR, Vice President of DaVita Nutrition Services, was named the 2009 recipient of the Recognized Renal Dietitian Award by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) Professional Councils.

2009-03-30 09:47:00

The Offspring to Headline All-Day Festival WASHINGTON, March 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2009, the DC101 Chili Cook-Off benefiting the National Kidney Foundation is DC's biggest one-day rock festival featuring top bands and dozens of the area's best chili cooks competing for top honors.

2009-03-16 14:56:00

SB 1022/HB 675 Bill Would Provide Access to Medigap as Additional Coverage Option For Florida Kidney Failure Patients Who Qualify TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation of Florida (NKF of Florida) praised Senator Thad Altman and Representative Ritch Workman today for co-sponsoring proposed legislation that would provide access to secondary health insurance for Florida's end stage renal disease (ESRD) patients under age 65 who are facing...

2009-03-10 10:00:00

Mourning Joins Florida Renal Coalition, National Kidney Foundation of Florida and Patients to Ask for Access to Medigap Secondary Insurance for Florida's Most Vulnerable Kidney Patients, and to Stress Importance of Education and Awareness for Kidney Disease TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Miami Heat stand-out and NBA Defensive Player of the Year Alonzo Mourning, who is also a kidney transplant recipient, participated in numerous meetings today at the State...

2009-02-17 15:05:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Washington Redskins Safety Reed Doughty will join the National Kidney Foundation to raise awareness about kidney disease and organ donation by serving as the Honorary Chair of the Foundation's Ronald D.

2009-02-10 08:01:00

A Valentine's Day Tip NEW YORK, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roses and chocolates, hearts and flowers. You're all set to impress the one you love on Valentine's Day. Now if you could just do something about your car. Don't worry.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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