Category Archives: Health and Medical

Craving A Burger? Your Kidneys May Not Agree

An estimated 26 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease, which can lead to complete kidney failure. Once the kidneys fail, patients either need to undergo dialysis treatments three times a week or have a kidney transplant to remain alive. In 2013, more than 47,000 Americans died from kidney disease. Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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Team Approach to Surgery Improves Quality of Care While Reducing Cost

By merely reducing unnecessary preoperative tests, the cost of surgery could be reduced by $112 per case according to a new study published by Bita Kash, Ph.D., M.B.A., FACHE, associate professor at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Public Health and Director of the National Science Foundation Center for Health Organization Transformation (CHOT). Share This ArticleFacebookTwitterPinterestLinkedinemail

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