Monday, October 27, 2014

Kidney Screening Planned Locally in November

A kidney screening is planned at the Shaker Launchhouse during National Kidney Month in November. Josh Womack, Regional Development Manager for the National Kidney Foundation serving Northeast Ohio.  He explains why the Kidney and Early Evaluation Program (KEEP) is important, especially for at-risk patients.

Josh talks about the generosity of people like Matthew Figgie of Clark Reliance, who is a kidney transplant recipient, and Jack Marschall,the former TV news anchor who donated a kidney to a stranger.

Josh  moonlights as a stand up comic, and plans to open for former Saturday Night Live alumnus Norm Macdonald at Hilarities on November 15.

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