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Friendship With Kidney Transplant Patient Helps Girl Find Comfort

A UH Rainbow nephrologist asked a young kidney transplant if she would consider connecting with Lily, share her experience and be a mentor.

Anna with pediatric urologist Dr. Jessica Hannick at UH Rainbow Babies & Children’s Hospital

UH Doctors Find Source of Girl's Intermittent Abdominal Pain

For more than a year, Anna experienced consistent abdominal pain with no explanation.

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Childhood Kidney Stones May Lead To Long-Term Health Concerns

An increasing number of kids and teens have experienced the agony of kidney stones. Now health experts have concerns about their long-term health.

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Why Kidney Health is Vital to Your Overall Well-Being

You cannot live without proper renal function, even if the kidneys are assisted artificially. Life would not continue without the many functions these organs perform. Learn more about kidney health.

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7 Rules That Can Safeguard Your Kidney Health

Most people don't know their kidneys aren't working correctly until their symptoms are so advanced they need dialysis or a kidney transplant. Here are seven tips to keep your kidneys healthy.

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Why Water is So Important to Maintaining Your Health

Staying hydrated is one of the healthiest habits you can adopt. Here's how you can easily increase your fluid intake.

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