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Family Health History


Compiling your Family Health History can provide important clues in diagnosing conditions in yourself and others in your family.

World Kidney Day – March 12, 2015

Today is March 12, 2015 – It is World Kidney Day. I invite everyone of you to drink a glass of clean, safe water today. I also invite you to give a glass of clean, safe water to someone else in celebration of your kidneys. Make a toast to all the brave survivors out there […]

A Physician responds to OpenNotes critics


There’s a very good article in KevinMD by Dr. Peter Elias, a family physician who really works with his patient as a member of the team.

Mike Lawing’s summary of the Dublin KCA meeting


Mike Lawing has produced a beautiful and thorough report from the Ninth European Kidney Cancer Symposium, Dublin, April 2014.

On Happiness and the Weather


We can’t control what happens to us. We can only control how we respond. Wishing you happy days and a Very Happy Life … no matter what.

Healthcare report from the Ukraine


Inna Krulko from Ukraine reports on the International Kidney Cancer Coalition meeting in Amsterdam #IKCC14. In addition to her summary of the conference she gives us some glimpses into the kidney cancer situation in Ukraine.

What do you think about radiation exposure in medical imaging?


Please respond to this brief survey about radiation in medical imaging. http://bit.ly/rpm-safety

Kidney Cancer Support Groups sharing ideas


I was honored to be part of the International Kidney Cancer Coalition (IKCC) conference last week in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Braeden’s Challenges


Ray Flynn, former Mayor of Boston, fights with passion for his grandson’s health and quality of life. Braeden has a rare condition that presents him and his family with significant challenges.

GoViral Seeks Assistance: New Study on Generating and Using Community Disease Data


Flu Near You is a free and real-time online Cold & Flu surveillance system, a next-generation study that will revolutionize infectious disease prevention and awareness.