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How to keep the kidneys healthy


As part of National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week (April 18-24), we’re taking a look at one of the most commonly transplanted organs: the kidneys. The kidneys are responsible for removing toxins from our bodies, a very important task.

But what can we do to make sure our kidneys are working properly?

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The harmful effects of salt on your health


Most Canadians consume too much salt. This overconsumption is a real issue, since it leads to numerous health problems such as kidney disease, high blood pressure and heart failure.

The harmful effects of salt

Should we detoxify the kidneys?


The kidneys have the difficult task of removing toxins from your body. But what happens when the amount of toxins is high? Should we detoxify to help our kidneys get back on track?

Is detox good or bad?
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A scale model of a kidney

What are kidney stones?


Kidney stones, also called renal calculi, can interfere with the flow of urine and cause severe pain. Why do stones form and how can they be treated?

All about kidney stones

When giving brings new meaning to life!

National Organ and Tissue Donation Awareness Week runs from April 18-24. Take advantage of the opportunity to register as an organ donor.

Register as an organ donor


Our microbiome during a pandemic


Hygiene measures during a pandemic could affect diversity in the microbiome and lead to health problems, especially in children.

Discover the repercussions

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