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November 07, 2015

Kidney Disease Rates Have Stabilized in U.S., Study Finds

SATURDAY, Nov. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The rate of chronic kidney disease among Americans has leveled off over the last decade after climbing for many years, a new study found.

Donor Kidneys More Likely to Be Discarded on Weekends: Study

SATURDAY, Nov. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Kidneys from deceased donors tend to be discarded more often over the weekend than on weekdays, a new study shows.

45-Minute Class Helps Middle Schoolers Master CPR Basics

SATURDAY, Nov. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Just one 45-minute class can help middle school students master lifesaving CPR skills, researchers report.

Many Who Survive Cardiac Arrest Don't Suffer Brain Damage

SATURDAY, Nov. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Most adults who survive cardiac arrest away from a hospital don't end up with brain damage, a new study finds.

Lifesaving Defibrillators Often Behind Locked Doors, Study Finds

SATURDAY, Nov. 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Public defibrillators can help anyone save the life of someone suffering cardiac arrest, but the devices are often kept behind locked doors, a new study finds.

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