(credit: Audrey Weinberg)

Farmington Hills Woman Turns To Social Media To Find A Kidney

About a hundred thousand people in this country are waiting for a kidney transplant. Audrey Weinberg of Farmington Hills is using Facebook for her search for a vital organ.


Vials of urine samples. (Getty Images/Oli Scarff)

Kidney, Liver Function Could Be Determined By Urine Color

If your urine is dark brown in color or foams every time you use the bathroom, see your doctor to rule out possible liver or kidney problems.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/29/2014

Kidney Dispute Hits Mich. High Court

Does the loss of a kidney deserve compensation?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/09/2013

Kathy Beyer, left and Mary Simon (Photo provided by Kathy Beyer)

Friend Offers Love, Support, And A Kidney

What are the chances you’d give a co-worker a kidney

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2013

Woman Can Sue Over Delay In Learning About Cancer

A woman who wasn’t told for five years that she had a cancerous kidney can sue a doctor and a clinic for failing to share the news.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/13/2012


U-M: Kidney Cancer Patients Do Better When Whole Kidney Is Not Removed

Kidney cancer patients who had only their tumor removed had better survival than patients who had their entire kidney removed, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2012

Patient RC) Jeff Kurze and kidney donor Ricky Cisco at Beaumont Hospital after their surgery. (Credit: WWJ Beth Fisher)

Facebook Links Kidney Donor With Patient

Facebook helped two local men connect as one’s wife put out a plea for a kidney for her husband.


Henry Ford Hospital. Photo by Mikerussell at Wikimedia Commons

Henry Ford Pioneers Robotically Controlled Ultrasound Probe

Henry Ford Hospital was the first hospital world-wide to use a new, robotically controlled ultrasound probe to remove a cancerous tumor from a kidney.


Roxy and Jeff Kurze wait for Jeff's surgery for kidney transplant. (Credit: Beaumont Hospital Facebook)

Facebook Friend Donates Kidney To Stranger

With the prospect of a three to five-year wait for a kidney, 35-year-old Jeff Kurze and his wife, Roxy of Warren, turned to Facebook.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/31/2011

Largest Mass Kidney Donor Swap Ever

It’s often the case that a person who needs a kidney has a relative or friend who is willing to donate theirs, but the blood types and compatibility factors don’t match.