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Statement from the National Kidney Foundation on Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
New York, NY (June 28, 2022) – The following is a statement from Kevin Longino, Chief Executive Officer of the National Kidney Foundation and a kidney transplant recipient, on the Supreme Court Decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization.
“We recognize that abortion is a...
New York, NY (July 1, 2022) – The following is a statement from Kevin Longino, Chief Executive Officer of the National Kidney Foundation and a kidney transplant recipient, on the House Appropriations Committee’s FY 2023 Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies appropriations bill.
“The National Kidney Foundation applauds the House Appropriations committee for its dedication to fighting kidney...
October 21, 2021, New York, NY — A new study using genetic data of hundreds of thousands of people suggests that daily coffee and caffeine consumption can prevent kidney stones.
“Coffee and Caffeine Consumption and Risk of Kidney Stones: A Mendelian Randomized Study” was published in the National Kidney Foundation’s (NKF) ...
If you have kidney stones, you may need to follow a special diet. First, your doctor will run tests to find out what type of stones you form. From these, the doctor can determine which diet changes may be right for you. A registered dietitian can help you make the necessary changes in your diet. Learn more: