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Annual ranking from U.S. News & World Report. The top five are: The top hospital overall in all specialties is the Mayo Clinic.
Ohio Supreme Court Kicks Statewide Kidney Dialysis Issue Off the Ballot
Articles from WHIO.com and Cleveland.com.
Affordable Dialysis Project Gains Funding to Move Forward
News item and related blog posting from the International Society of Nephrology.
Financial Assistance Provided to Kidney Donors Leads to Federal Savings
Press release from Arbor Research.
Twelve Weeks of Supervised Exercise Improves Self-Reported Symptom Burden and Fatigue in Chronic Kidney Disease: a Secondary Analysis of the 'ExTra CKD' Trial
Free, full-text, Advance Article from Clinical Kidney Journal.
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Early Application of an Intermittent Pneumatic Compression Device Assists Dilation of Radiocephalic Fistulas
Online First abstract from the Journal of Vascular Access.
Time-Averaged Hemoglobin Values, Not Hemoglobin Cycling, Have an Impact on Outcomes in Pediatric Dialysis Patients
First Online abstract from Pediatric Nephrology.
Mixed Data on SGLT-2 Inhibitors' Amputation Risk
(Registration required, but free.) Article from MedPage Today.
Woman Donates Her Heart And Lives To Tell About It! Now, THAT Is Innovation.
Article from the American Council on Science and Health.
Powerful Health Care Players Gear Up To Push Back Against Single-Payer In Case ‘Blue Wave’ Hits Hard
News summary from Kaiser Health News.
Four Disturbing Trends in Health Care
Posting from the KevinMD blog.
A First Glance At Medicaid Work Requirements In Arkansas: More Than One-Quarter Did Not Meet Requirement
Posting from the Health Affairs blog.

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