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Kidneys in the Kitchen: Simple Apple Crisp
This simple apple crisp is easy-to-make and low in sugar. Recipe from Everyday Eating Cookbook by Dr. Melissa Prest of the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois Makes 8 (1/2 cup) servings INGREDIENTS 4 c chopped apples (peeled, if desired) 1 TBSP cornstarch 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon, divided 1/2 c maple syrup 2 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp vanilla extract 1/4 c all-purpose flour 3/4 c rolled oats 2 TBSP brown sugar 2 TBSP butter, unsalted and melted INSTRUCTIONS Mix together corn s
Sacred Heart Academy 6th grader gets kidney donation from woman who works at his school
Published by ABC7Chicago CHICAGO (WLS) -- A woman's lifesaving donation to a 6th grade boy is making us Chicago Proud. Gavin Sexton needed a new kidney, and a woman who worked at his school answered the call. Gavin Sexton has been through a lot in his 11 years. At the age of 3, he was diagnosed with Wilm's Tumor, a form of kidney cancer found mainly in children. He had one kidney removed, but when the tumor kept coming back over the years, radiation treatments damaged his oth
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