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Dusting away kidney stones

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September 10, 2013
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One in ten Americans will be affected by kidney stones at some point in their life. While most stones will pass on their own, larger stones can be life-threatening. Now there is a new non-invasive treatment that can safely wipe out stones, even in extreme cases.


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