Prevent Kidney Disease
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The kidneys work 24/7 to filter 200 liters of blood each day, removing two liters of toxins, wastes and water in the process. In honor of National Kidney Month in March, the National Kidney Foundation urges all Americans to acquaint themselves with this vital pair of organs. To get started, Joseph Vassalotti, MD, the National Kidney Foundation Chief Medical Officer, helps put to rest some rumors about the kidneys. Can you filter kidney fact from fiction?