The kidneys are two bean-shaped organs, located against the back muscles in the upper abdominal cavity just below the rib cage, one on each side of the spine. The kidneys detoxify the blood and aid the body in filtering out waste products through urine. Another primary function of the kidneys is to remove excess water …
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Kidney Month: 10 Ways to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy
Concerned about your kidney health? In honor of National Kidney Month, we are sharing 10 tips that'll help you keep your kidneys healthy for the long run.
10 Common Habits That Damage the Kidneys
The kidneys purify the blood of unnecessary substances which are then discharged through the urethra.
10 Best Mastectomy Bras
When your body has changed, how can you find the best mastectomy bras that fit well, feel good and make you look great? Check out these ten terrific options.
What Is the Cause of Restless Legs (Syndrome)? Treatment, Symptoms & Medication
Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a medical condition in which there are strong urges to move the legs along with unpleasant symptoms of crawling, tingling, burning, and aching, and leg pain or cramps. The main cause of restless leg syndrome is a problem using iron in the brain, or the lack of it. The goal of RLS treatment is to relieve symptoms, increase the amount and quality of sleep, and treat any underlying medical conditions that may worsen RLS.
What is the difference between a food bank and food pantry?
Food bank? Food pantry? What's the difference? Here's your definitive guide to what each does and how they're both critical pieces in Feeding America's work to end hunger.
MUST Ministries to open more school food pantries thanks to grant
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River Bend Foodbank feeds 200 families at mobile food pantry just before busiest month
Families come to John Deere Harvester Works to stock up
Why the holidays are the worst time to donate to food pantries
You’re probably feeling pretty generous right around this time of year and you want to load up a bag or two of food and head over to your local food pantry. Scoring some annual do-gooder points generally makes a person feel like they have an extra spring in their step. This is a great impulse …
MUST Ministries opens 30th school food pantry
In a continued effort to reach more school children and their families in need, MUST Save It Forward opened its 30th school food pantry at Garrett Middle School in South
Station collects 20,000 books for food pantries
A group of stations in northeast Wisconsin collected more than 600 books in 2016 for children visiting food pantries.The annual …
How to volunteer at a food pantry during the holidays
Want to roll up your sleeves before the New Year and do some volunteering with your family but you’re not sure what to do or where to start? We’ve got a few easy tips to help you set up your family volunteer experience.
How you can help a Florissant food pantry
TEAM Food Pantry is in need of snack items and cereal.
Why is venison on expensive plates and food pantry shelves?
Venison, a luxury meat sold in high-end stores also shows up on the winter menus of expensive restaurants. But venison from deer killed by hunters can't be sold, so much of it is given away for free.
How this food pantry is making Milwaukee healthier
This week on In The Wings, we're exploring food philanthropy in Milwaukee. Safe to say, there aren't many in Milwaukee who know more about the topic than...
Coolidge food pantry robbed weeks before Thanksgiving
Open Hands Outreach, which runs the Coolidge food pantry, is scrambling to get ready for monthly distributions and the holidays after someone broke in and stole $3,000 worth of items.
Local food pantry celebrates 20 years
PERRY CO. -- A Pinckneyville food pantry celebrates 20 years of helping those less fortunate.
Food pantries at college campuses: How to help
A growing number of colleges have opened food pantries and other programs to combat student hunger on campus. Here's how you can help.
Food pantry receives $20,000 in grant funding
As Fairgrove Family Resource Center awaits a $20,000 check from Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Executive Director Terri Fisher says she has an extensive game plan of how she will put the