Kidney Health News
WHO: All of Sao Paulo state at risk for yellow fever
World Health Organization includes all of Sao Paulo state to its list of areas at risk for yellow fever, recommending all foreign visitors be vaccinated as Brazil prepares for Carnival
Why internet craze the 'Tide pod challenge' is dangerous, potentially deadly
Spring cleaning may be several months away, but laundry detergent is making big headlines this week as a dangerous stunt called the “Tide Pod Challenge” is going viral on YouTube and other social media platforms. The challenge is for participants –- primarily teens and young adults, in the videos
New Jetta, SUVs and peek at future cars at Detroit auto show
Brawny pickups, future SUVs and a nostalgic Mustang compete for attention at Detroit auto show
Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?
Flu is now widespread in every state except Hawaii , but the good news is the season appears to already be peaking. It's been a rough few weeks: Hospitals have set up tents to handle patient overflow. Doctors are putting in double and triple shifts. Ambulances have been sidelined while paramedics
Romania: top doctor under house arrest in embezzlement case
A court has ruled that a top Romanian doctor charged with using state-owned equipment and other resources for his private clinic should be placed under house arrest
Many pregnant women are being prescribed potentially dangerous antibiotics: CDC
Early pregnancy can come with its fair share of challenges: nausea, exhaustion and urinary tract infections (UTIs). About 8 percent of pregnant women get UTIs, and many more are found to have bacteria in their urine without symptoms, so-called “asymptomatic bacteriuria,” which can later lead to
Family says 12-year-old girl died after being misdiagnosed with the flu
A seemingly vibrant 12-year-old California girl, who loved to sing and make her family laugh, suddenly died after her mother said doctors misdiagnosed an infection that kills more than 250,000 Americans annually as the flu . Alyssa Alcaraz died on Dec. 17 at Kaweah Delta Medical Center in Visalia,
Longtime Associated Press executive James Donna dies at 71
James M. Donna, who over three decades served in an array of news and management posts with The Associated Press, has died at age 71.
Bettors siding with 3.5/4-point favorite Alabama in Las Vegas
The College Football Playoff National Championship between Alabama ?and Georgia?is setting up to be a big decision for some Las Vegas sportsbooks, with the house rooting for the underdog Bulldogs. Alabama heads into Monday as a 3.5- or 4-point favorite over Georgia in an all-SEC championship game.
Wife of Russian man slain in US meets vet who got his kidney
A Russian man who was shot and killed in drive-by in Pittsburgh street last month donated his organs _ and the Army National Guard veteran who received his kidney has given an emotional thank-you to the man's widow