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"… reveals the bandages from recent heart surgery and the tubing from a dialysis port. “I’m not going to sit here and let someone put me out. I’ve ne …"

"… times were good. But when her van died, the vehicle she uses to get to her dialysis treatments three days a week, she had to pay to fix it and couldn’t affo …"

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"… ys long-proposed price restraints on a class of drugs used to treat kidney dialysis patients. That paragraph allows Amgen to sell one of its high-priced drugs …"

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"… ublican Senate majority leader wrote a letter that helped Jacob’s kidney dialysis company keep a state contract.In August, state campaign finance records sh …"

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"… e Part D prescription drug program, skilled nursing facility, home health, dialysis, ambulance and ambulatory surgical center services, and durable medical eq …"

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"… e Part D prescription drug program, skilled nursing facility, home health, dialysis, ambulance and ambulatory surgical center services, and durable medical eq …"

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"… cines to relieve the disease’s symptoms, but the family could not afford dialysis. Prameela said the cost of the treatment her husband did receive was more …"

"… A statewide health insurance program for the poor now covers the costs of dialysis. State-of-the-art dialysis centers have been established in several cities …"

"… ce program for the poor now covers the costs of dialysis. State-of-the-art dialysis centers have been established in several cities through a public-private i …"

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"… n, he went to the hospital to find a patient.One day as Sampath lay in the dialysis ward, the stranger approached and offered to donate his kidney. Ajantha is …"

"… e health system, and the vast majority of eligible patients cannot receive dialysis, let alone transplants.As he awaits his operation, Sampath continues to ma …"

"… n the young patient as they insert needles into his neck for his four-hour dialysis session. He flashes a smile, his teeth stained red with the juice of the b …"

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"… time negotiating the more than 100-mile bus trips he takes to receive the dialysis treatments that keep him alive.Ten thousand miles away, in the Nicaraguan …"

"… rea. Local doctors say that as few as one of every five patients that need dialysis are approved to receive it. Public hospitals offer kidney transplants if p …"

"… ermine if he is a match, he travels more than 60 miles twice a week to get dialysis, sleeping on the concrete floor of the hospital when his treatment goes to …"

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"… vince of Guanacaste, Costa Rica, the regional hospital had to start a home dialysis program because it was overwhelmed with so many CKD victims that it began …"

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"… r some of the increased mortality. In the United States, overall deaths of dialysis patients increased 175% from 1990 to 2009, according to statistics from th …"

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"… ciation of the construction industry — $10,000Fresenius Medical, a major dialysis provider— $10,000A mix of health and pharmaceutical companies made up at …"

"… to influence the Super Committee members. Fresenius is one of the largest dialysis providers in the world, operating over 1,800 clinics in the U.S. alone.Wit …"

"… 0 clinics in the U.S. alone.With the number of Medicare patients receiving dialysis (and, accordingly, the Medicare expenses for renal disease treatment) goin …"

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"… a bunch of bureaucrats decide whether you get care, such as continuing on dialysis or cancer chemotherapy, I guarantee you when you withdraw that the patient …"

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"… cal centers. The staff at one medical center ordered the wrong piece for a dialysis machine, which caused blood to pass into the machine incorrectly, and pote …"

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"… y had run through their savings. Long was legally blind and needed regular dialysis. His wife, Deborah, had left work to care for him. They borrowed $3,000 in …"

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"… er. Smith is going in for a kidney biopsy this month and her husband is on dialysis. She worries their health problems come from the coal ash that covers her …"

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"… hinning drug used by millions of patients, especially before surgeries and dialysis, and for treating blood-clotting conditions.In early 2008, some patients u …"

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"… Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services’ backlog in assessing kidney dialysis facilities in rural areas, according to Kilpatrick’s website.DaVita is K …"