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Iced Teas Pose High Risk of Kidney Stones

FRIDAY, July 25 (HealthDay News) — Men over 40 may want to avoid iced tea and start hitting the lemonade if they wish to lower their risk of kidney stones, according to experts. Kidney stones, crystals that develop in the kidneys or the tubes that carry urine from the kidney …

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George Lopez’s Kidney Transplant: a Life

Associated Press By Kathleen DohenyTHURSDAY, March 12, 2009 (Health.com) — It’s barely past 8 a.m. on World Kidney Day, but funnyman and actor George Lopez is in overdrive, bouncing back and forth from television interviewers to radio remotes to Internet and print reporters, trying to spread the word about the …

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Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

By Karen PallaritoHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 14, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Eating red meat may boost the risk for kidney failure, but swapping even one daily serving of red meat for another protein may reduce the risk, a large study from Singapore suggests. Red meat intake—in this case, mostly pork—was strongly …

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