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I watched my father, brother and sister deal with failing health and the grueling treatments of kidney disease. I'm the only one of my father's children without kidney disease. I see the ramifications of kidney failure on a daily basis through my volunteer involvement with The Kidney Foundation of Canada.
Following the controversy surrounding Donald Sterling's insensitive racial comments, in what seemed like a hasty move, UCLA announced its decision to return the $3 million pledge, after having accepted it. Instead, the university could have used the money as an opportunity to promote the need for funding of underfunded basic kidney research.
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One of the most common chemicals used in pools is chlorine and less common, bromine. The problem with these chemicals is that they are detrimental to your health. If you are going to be swimming in a pool, there are a few simple things you can do to mitigate the damages.
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