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What to know about kidney cleanses

Properly functioning kidneys are vital for a person’s overall health. Consuming certain foods, drinks, and herbs may help cleanse the kidneys. The kidneys perform essential functions that keep the body healthy. These two small, bean-shaped organs filter toxins from the blood, balance mineral levels, and help regulate blood pressure. Most people can keep their kidneys… Read More »

A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever — it won’t be the last

A drone is flown for recreational purposes in Syosset, New York. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Talk about a special delivery. In the wee hours of April 19, a custom-made drone roughly the size of a washing machine lifted off from a neighborhood in southwestern Baltimore and whisked a human kidney to a nearby hospital,… Read More »