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Kidney Failure

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Coast Guard Rescues Cruise Ship Passenger Suffering Kidney Failure Off Of SF

A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter crew rescued a man suffering from acute kidney failure aboard a cruise ship 40 miles west of the Golden Gate Bridge Friday morning.

09/27/2013

Gene the black rhinoceros at the San Francisco Zoo (SF Zoo)

Rhino Dies Of Kidney Failure After Years At SF Zoo

San Francisco Zoo officials are mourning the death of “Gene,” a 41-year-old black rhinoceros who’s been a popular figure at the zoo for many years.

02/29/2012

Jesus Navarro, who suffers from kidney failure, holds his 3-year-old daughter (CBS)

Undocumented Oakland Father Denied Life-Saving Surgery

Jesus Navarro needs a transplant. He has insurance, and his wife wants to donate a kidney, but University of California, San Francisco won’t do the transplant.

02/06/2012

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