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Stories of organs gone bad, of organ donors and their recipients, and of life after a transplant.

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Every day, 20 Americans die waiting for an organ. Physicians say they are disturbed at the role geography plays when they have to watch patients die because of the randomness of where they live. A Piece Of Advice, Mount Sinai, Liver Failure, Organ Transplant, International Society, Heart And Lungs, Organ Donation, Autoimmune, Lunges

Organ Transplants Delayed in Large US Cities

Every day, 20 Americans die waiting for an organ. Physicians say they are disturbed at the role geography plays when they have to watch patients die because of the randomness of where they live.

“Helps us express things:” Young patients find relief through art, music and dance Holly Smith, Wi Usa, Music Therapy, Childrens Hospital, Art Music, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Medicine, Cases

"Helps us express things:" Young patients find relief through art, music and dance

MILWAUKEE -- Expressive therapies are part of the treatment for thousands of patients at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. In some cases, expressive therapies can help patients heal in ways medicine can’t. From the day he was born, Nathan Smith has been a fighter.

Rebecca Siegel of the American Cancer Society says there appears to be a “a true and perplexing escalation in disease occurrence” of colorectal cancer among white men and women. Top Hospitals, 13 Year Old Boys, Colon Health, Care Worker, Colon Cancer, Cancer Facts, Flu Season, First Day Of School, Cholesterol

A heart transplant saved this 13-year-old boy’s life. But he died on his first day of school.

Peyton West was born with only the right side of his heart functioning, his family said.

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Life After Transplant

On the third Thursday of each month, a group of patients gather to offer support. They are all part of the IU Health organ transplant

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10 Organ Recipients Who Took On The Traits Of Their Donors - Listverse

Organ donations and transplants have saved countless lives. However, some people claim to have received more than just the working organ. There is an

Montefiore became the first New York health system to use livers with hep-C in transplants for uninfected patients who might otherwise die waiting for a match. Alvin Fisher was first in line Fisher, Health Care, Waiting, York, News, Life, Health

Infecting a patient with hepatitis C to save his life

Montefiore became the first New York health system to use livers with hep-C in transplants for uninfected patients who might otherwise die waiting for a match. Alvin Fisher was first in line

Morgan Yoney has had a liver and two double-lung transplants — and this time, she got a kidney from her mom. Cystic Fibrosis, Lunges, Surgery, Conference, Tuesday, The Cure, Ms, Health, People

Waynesburg woman with cystic fibrosis gets fourth transplant surgery

Morgan Yoney has had a liver and two double-lung transplants — and this time, she got a kidney from her mom.

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Woman seeks living liver donor; makes transplant list amid worsening condition - Dominion Post

MORGANTOWN — Karen Molisee needs something she didn’t even know was possible — a piece of healthy liver from a living dSubscribe or log in to read the rest of this content.

Methodist’s First Heart Transplant: ‘She Got 25 More Years’ First Heart Transplant, Usa, U.s. States

Methodist’s First Heart Transplant: ‘She Got 25 More Years’

It’s been 35 years since Dr. Harold Halbrook pioneered Indiana’s first heart transplant on 38-year-old Annie Gardner. At the time, the 5-yea

Joy Araujo, a pageant contestant, who was awaiting a transplant, received a new kidney on the same day she was scheduled to leave for the U. Pageant, Charleston, Joy, Crown, News, Corona, Being Happy, Crown Royal Bags, Crowns

New Kidney Is Her Crown

Joy Araujo, a pageant contestant, who was awaiting a transplant, received a new kidney on the same day she was scheduled to leave for the U.

HILLSDALE, N. -- You'd never know from watching Hailey Juillet of Hillsdale play tennis that at one point in her life, she could barely lift a racquet. She was seven when she was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangiti. 14 Year Old, Play Tennis, Bergen, Mom, Life

Bergen Teen Gets Her Swing Back With New Liver From Mom

HILLSDALE, N.J. -- You'd never know from watching 14-year-old Hailey Juillet of Hillsdale play tennis that at one point in her life, she could barely lift a racquet. She was seven when she was diagnosed with primary sclerosing cholangiti...

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Long Island high school student’s organs donated after his death during football practice

A Long Island high school football player killed in a freak accident during a team-building drill donated his organs, his mother said.

(VA, USA) On March Donald and Catherine Gray were given the gift of a daughter, Samantha Gray. When Samantha was born, she looked to all like a perfect and healthy (LIVER-HEART TX) Organ Transplant, Healthy Liver, Daughter, Mens Tops, March, Gray, Heart, Fashion, Ash

Long-awaited organ transplants finally arrive

On March 17, 1985, Donald and Catherine Gray were given the gift of a daughter, Samantha Gray. When Samantha was born, she looked to all like a perfect and healthy

A old girl with Type 1 diabetes and an intense allergy to insulin therapy is set to undergo a rarely performed whole pancreas transplant at the University of Minnesota. Usa Girls, Type 1 Diabetes, Allergies, Couple Photos, Couple Shots, Couple Pics, Couple Photography

Girl With Diabetes and Insulin Allergy to Receive Pancreas Transplant

A 12-year old girl with Type 1 diabetes and an intense allergy to insulin therapy is set to undergo a rarely performed whole pancreas transplant at the University of Minnesota.

Nebraska Baseball Hall of Famer and Beatrice-native, Ron Cullison, finally got the call he was hoping for. Nebraska Baseball, Sports, Mens Tops, Sport

Hall of Famer Cullison has successful liver transplant

Nebraska Baseball Hall of Famer and Beatrice-native, Ron Cullison, finally got the call he was hoping for.

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