Kidney Disease

The Washington Post reports Christine Buell, 45, and Kelvin Sanders III, 20, will go into surgery Tuesday after the mother of two decided to donate one of her kidneys to Sanders, who is battling renal kidney disease.

According to most analyses, Black patients don’t do as well as White patients when it comes to health measures due to socioeconomic disparities, but researchers are finding that in situations where these injustices and social imbalances do not exist, the scales shift. The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs conducted research that reveals the effects of the health system’s lack […]