Latest National Kidney Foundation Stories

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.

2009-01-21 10:37:37

Good cholesterol, bad cholesterol and blood sugar levels are familiar to most African Americans at risk, but kidney disease is off the radar screen, a new study reports.

2008-12-23 12:26:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Charley's Grilled Subs, known for its made-to-order, grilled subs, is pleased to announce its celebration of National Philly CheeseSteak Month, beginning January 1, 2009, at all of its 370 locations worldwide.

2008-12-22 08:38:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- If you've stuck it out through thick and thin for a quarter of a century of marriage, you might be rewarded with a piece of silver or an exotic trip. But now breaking up may earn you a pile of cash or even the drive of your life.

2008-10-06 18:00:26

Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and largest providers of kidney dialysis services and kidney disease therapies, has honored its founder, Norman S. Coplon, MD, with an endowed chair at Stanford University School of Medicine. The Norman S.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.