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In India, verdant terrain conceals clues to a fatal kidney disease

By Sasha Chavkin

How a rare kidney disease is killing laborers and vexing researchers in three countries.

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"… from farming communities and are mostly poor. Few suffer from diabetes or hypertension. The climate is sweltering, toxic pesticides are used liberally, and biops …"

In Sri Lanka, breakthroughs, setbacks and a spiritual touch

By Sasha Chavkin and Anna Barry-Jester

How a rare kidney disease is killing laborers and vexing researchers in three countries.

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"… ms are mostly male agricultural workers who do not suffer from diabetes or hypertension, the usual causes of the illness. The government and WHO call it CKDu: chr …"

As kidney disease kills thousands across continents, scientists scramble for answers

By Sasha Chavkin

How a rare kidney disease is killing laborers and vexing researchers in three countries.

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"… familiar with the problem or skeptical whether it even exists,” said Dr. Catharina Wesseling, the regional director for the Program on Work and Health (SALTRA) in Cent …"

ANALYSIS: Despite GOP claims, U.S. health care nowhere near 'best' in the world

By Wendell Potter

Americans pay more for health care than anyone in the world, but our system is not the best

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"… idable hospital admissions for people with asthma, lung disease, diabetes, hypertension and other common illnesses.When it comes to access to physicians, we’re …"

Will digital technology reduce gap in health between rich and poor?

By Emma Schwartz

Two years ago, the Ethio American Health Center opened its doors in the nation’s capital, promising the country’s largest community of Ethio

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"… linics. They also have higher rates of chronic illnesses like diabetes and hypertension, conditions that some research has shown digital technology can help addre …"

"… from 41 percent to 65 percent in the proportion of its 2,200 patients with hypertension who have stabilized their blood pressure in the last two years. It has als …"

"… nic medical records in the South. The goal: to analyze causes and rates of hypertension, a chronic condition found more prominently among blacks. Because the data …"

"… whether there are significant differences in the severity and treatment of hypertension within the black community. Researchers will also be surveying patients an …"

Can Cleveland clinic be a model for digital medicine?

By Emma Schwartz

Hospital’s success with electronic records raises hope and caution

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"… his finger to test his sugar levels. Though he’s lived with diabetes and hypertension for decades, he no longer has to bother with pen and paper. The results ar …"

"… ronic health systems were limited to chronic diseases such as diabetes and hypertension, that could produce enormous cost savings. Chronic diseases affect nearly …"