Excerpts from this story referencing "CKD":
"… ysterious and largely overlooked epidemic of chronic kidney disease — or CKD — that is killing thousands of sugarcane workers and other manual labore …"
"… vehemently denied responsibility. “The main objective is to test whether CKD is or is not a labor-related exposure,” said Dr. Roy Wong, an epidemiolo …"
"… ost province, Guanacaste. This sampling will include both a group that has CKD and a group that does not. Researchers will compare their answers to a sur …"
"… octors from the national health service to develop a complete plan to keep CKD from afflicting its fulltime workers, and provide workers with access to C …"