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A Racial Gap in Kidney Transplants Closes But Work Remains

Lindsey Tanner, ASSOCIATED PRESS   CHICAGO (AP) — A racial gap in kidney transplants appears to have closed, a 13-year study found. Rates of such transplants among white patients used to far surpass those in blacks, but U.S. data on nearly 200,000 end-stage kidney disease Read More

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For Diabetics, Health Risks Fall Sharply

[New York Times] Federal researchers on Wednesday reported the first broad national picture of progress against some of the most devastating complications of diabetes, which affects millions of Americans, finding that rates of heart attacks, strokes, kidney failure and amputations fell sharply over the past Read More