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Melamed demonstrates a beginner's use of a kettlebell. These metal weights with handles provide a great workout - used properly. (Photo by Anne Cusack)
Melamed demonstrates a beginner's use of a kettlebell. These metal weights with handles provide a great workout - used properly. (Photo by Anne Cusack)

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Extreme exercise could lead to a serious kidney condition

Shannon Cake/WPTV • Today at 5:09 PM

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. - Doctors inside local emergency rooms are sounding the alarm about a fitness craze that’s landing otherwise healthy young people in the hospital.

"This is no laughing matter,” says Dr. Ron Goldin, a practicing nephrologist in Palm Beach Gardens. “I did have a patient who ended up on dialysis and never came off."

Read more at Knoxnews.com.