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Stories with subject: Kidney disease
  • Kidney from boss means life for Burlington woman 
    Updated: Feb-07-16 10:27 am

    WEST BURLINGTON, Iowa - Despite a failing kidney that drained her energy, stiffened her joints and forced her on dialysis, Burlington resident Samantha Ripple never asked anyone for a kidney transplant.

  • Factory village's trail of cancer leads to tap water probe story has photos
    Updated: Jan-26-16 12:47 pm

    HOOSICK FALLS, New York - After his factory worker father died a painful death from kidney cancer at age 68 in 2013, Michael Hickey made it his mission to find out why so many people in his hometown along the Hoosic River were getting sick.