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Your Diet Can Help Prevent Kidney Stones

Kidney stones are on the rise, and it may be because of our diet. Here's what you can do to prevent this painful condition.

By Amy Hendel, P.A.

Top Resources for Kidney Cancer Support

If you need help after a kidney cancer diagnosis, check out these organizations and websites for medical information, emotional support, and financial help.

By Eileen Bailey

What is Wilms Tumor?

Wilms tumor is the most common type of pediatric kidney cancer. Learn what it is, how it's treated, and why 90 percent of kids survive to live normal lives.

By Rachel Zohn

Best Places to Find Support for Kidney Cancer

A kidney cancer diagnosis can turn your world upside down, but support is often only a phone call or mouse click away. Here's where to find it.

By Rachel Zohn

What Are Common Symptoms of Kidney Cancer?

Kidney cancer symptoms can be subtle and easy to overlook. Watch for issues like blood in your urine or pain on one side of your lower back to spot it early.

By Rachel Zohn

Blood Test Shows Potassium Levels Too High?

Learn what high potassium, or hyperkalemia, means and how it can affect your body.

By HealthAfter50

Are You at Risk for Kidney Disease?

A new blood test may help predict your risk of developing kidney disease so you can take early steps to prevent kidney damage.

By HealthAfter50

3 Ways to Avoid Kidney Stones

Kidney stones affect about 1 in 11 Americans, and older white men are at the highest risk. Find out what you can do to prevent them.

By HealthAfter50

Don't Ignore Incontinence

Incontinence isn't just a normal part of getting older. It could be a sign of something else, like bladder cancer or a urinary tract infection.

By Jennifer Sobol, D.O.