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Emma Gaal is only 17 years old, and she’s already a veteran “stone-maker.” She had her first kidney stone at age 6. Gregory Tasian, MD, a pediatric urologist and researcher in the Pediatric Kidney Stone Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), notes that Emma is not alone. The rise of kidney stones in children has grown so much, experts are calling it an epidemic.
Watch as Emma and Dr. Tasian discuss prevention methods, new research, and more with CBS New York’s, Dr. Max Gomez.