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2 hrs ago | The Alternative Press

Lt. Governor Guadagno Visits NJ Sharing Network in New Providence

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno visited NJ Sharing Network's New Providence headquarters on Tuesday to highlight the importance of increasing the state's donor registry.

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Related Topix: New Providence, NJ, Non-Profit, Kidney Cancer, Health

6 hrs ago | Freshnews

Theranos Appoints William H. Frist, M.D., to Its Board of Directors

Senator Frist is a nationally recognized heart and lung transplant surgeon, former U.S. Senate Majority Leader, and Chairman of the Executive Council of Cressey and Company.

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Related Topix: Theranos, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bill Frist, Health, Vanderbilt University

12 hrs ago | Daily Record

Lake Hopatcong Rotary helping woman get lung transplant

At the first Rotary Club of Lake Hopatcong meeting Bob Button attended, he enjoyed watching as all the members laughed and enjoyed each other's company.

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Related Topix: Hopatcong, NJ, Lake Hopatcong, NJ, Health

Tue Apr 15, 2014

KHOU-TV Houston

21-year-old celebrating the gift of life with every breath she takes

At her home in southeast Houston, Crystal Johnson, 21, dreams of opening her own fashion boutique some day and writing a book about her life: a life she has an organ donor family to thank for every breath she now takes.

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Related Topix: Liver Cancer, Health

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Newswise

Double Lung Transplant Patient to Do Hustle Up the Hancock

In the past nine years Sarah Ridder and seven of her family members have been diagnosed with a progressive lung disease called pulmonary fibrosis.

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Related Topix: Health, Nursing, Medicine

This Is Exeter

Selfie campaign launched to raise funds and awareness for Exeter...

Two best friends, one suffering from a rare combination of two terminal illnesses, the other leading a campaign to raise money for treatment which could save her, have launched a Bestie Selfie campaign to generate more funds and awareness.

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Related Topix: Health, Devon County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

Business Wire

Improvement in Cardiac Function with Particulate ECM alone and...

Mark S. Slaughter, M.D., of the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery and his research team from the University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, presented data during the ISHLT Mechanical Circulatory Support: Bench to Bedside Session in his presentation entitled "Myocardial Regeneration and Recovery with Extracellular Matrix and LVAD ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health, Louisville, KY, University of Louisville, Kidney Cancer

Evening Times

Family and friends pay tribute to Clare in acts of kindness

A GLASGOW man has paid tribute to the woman he called his "transplant wife", who died while waiting for new lungs but helped save the sight of two people.

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS Local

3D Printer Could Be Used To Create Human Body Parts

"What the bioprinter does is it actually positions cells and puts them in the right place and we can make an entire structure that turns into a living tissue," said Organovo CEO Keith Murphy.

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Related Topix: Health

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Detroit News

In daughter's memory, parents campaign for organ donors at Wayne State

Beverly and Tim Butler lost their daughter, Rebecca, after she died from a rare lung disease.

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Related Topix: Wayne State University, Marketing, Health, Michigan

Inside Medford

Tufts Student Increasing Awareness for Organ and Tissue Donation

Zach Butzin-Dozier, a Tufts student, has organized a month long campaign to encourage his community to register as organ and tissue donors for April, National Donate Life Month.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Apr 11, 2014

KAAL-TV Austin

Organ Donors Honored on 'Donate Life Day'

Since 2010 there has been a strong push to get more of you to become organ donors.

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Related Topix: Rochester, MN, Health

WISH-TV Indianapolis

Hoosiers link hands, show support for organ donors and recipients

The Indiana Organ Procurement Organization and Donate Life Indiana helped coordinate the 3rd annual Linking Hands for Life event downtown on Friday.

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Related Topix: Indiana, Health

Valley News Live

Benefit for Woman Needing Double Lung Transplant

Friends and family are hosting a big benefit on Friday for a woman in need of a double lung transplant.

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Related Topix: Health, Horace, ND

Sunherald.com

Lawrence resident holding out hope for new lung

In the nearly 20 years since doctors diagnosed the Lawrence resident with a genetic disorder known as alpha-1, Jensen's lungs have degenerated, slowly taking with them his strength, livelihood, financial stability and independence.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Genetics

Sys-Con Media

Columbia Asia Hospitals, a Global Healthcare Provider to Conduct...

The incidence of chronic kidney disease is rising due to increase in risk factors such as high blood pressure and diabetes mellitus.

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Related Topix: Hypertension, Health, Kidney Cancer

Tipperary Today

Cloughjordan family says a big hearty thanks to Mater Hospital

Pat and Veronica O Meara, Cloughjordan, present Jim McCarthy, cardio-thoracic and heart and lung surgeon at the Mater Hospital with a cheque for i 1 25,055 for the Mater Foundation.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

Norfolk charity donates heart monitors to Papworth Hospital

Members of a dedicated Norfolk charity, which has raised more than 1m for a heart transplant centre, have officially presented vital cardiac monitoring equipment to hospital staff.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health

Mirror.co.uk

Brave mum has 5 billion-to-one terminal illness double - but...

English graduate with a three-year-old son is locked in a deadly Catch-22 situation when it comes to beating her cancer and blood vessel disorder A brave mum-of-one is fighting a deadly Catch-22 situation: She is the only person in the world with two rare terminal conditions where treating one would mean the other will kill her.

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Related Topix: Cancer, Health

Tue Apr 08, 2014

OregonLive.com

Pizza Caboose to donate sales to Colleen Leal, Aloha double-lung transplant patient

Colleen Leal of Aloha has been diagnosed with pulmonary fibrosis. She needs a constant supply of oxygen to breathe until she receives a costly double-lung transplant.

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Related Topix: Aloha, OR, Health

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