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3 hrs ago | Kidderminster Shuttle

Hair raising cash as it goes for Stourport man

A KIDDERMINSTER College learner had his head and beard shaved off to raise awareness and money for people who need organ transplants.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Worcestershire County, England, Shropshire County, England, Health, Medicine, Cancer

4 hrs ago | Bournemouth Echo

29 people die due to shortage of organ donations, new figures reveal

NINE people in Dorset have died due to the shortage of organ donations in the last five years, according to NHS Blood and Transplant.

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Related Topix: Health

11 hrs ago | Newswise

Loyola Named One of Nation's 'Most Wired' Hospitals

For the twelfth time in 14 years, Loyola University Medical Center has been named one of the nation's Most Wired hospitals.

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Related Topix: CIO News, Health

Tue Jul 08, 2014

GlobalNews

Saint John man wants drug covered by provincial plan

Doug Greene has been trying to get the province to pay for a drug he believes could prolong his life.

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Related Topix: Canada, Health, North America

ABC Action News

Lightning destroys new Habitat for Humanity home

Kelly and David Wilson of Lakeland spent hundreds of hours working on the home with a large group of volunteers.

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Related Topix: Lakeland, FL, Health

Stanford

Gracefully saying goodbye: Isabel Stenzel Byrnes shares lessons to help cope with losing loved ones

Isabel Stenzel Byrnes and her identical twin sister Anabel were diagnosed with cystic fibrosis when they were only three days old.

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Related Topix: Health

Mon Jul 07, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Clovis woman who had double-lung transplant conquers Yosemite's Half Dome

"It was gorgeous," Moretto said Monday. "It was something you're not going to ever forget.

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Related Topix: Health

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Escondido Woman Still Waiting for Rare Transplant

Fourteen weeks ago, Haylee Lindsey checked in to UCLA Medical Center to await donor organs for a rare double lung-heart transplant.

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Related Topix: Escondido, CA, Health, Kidney Cancer

The Daily Record

Kezia Dugdale: Why NHS must plan for a nation of centenarians

KEZIA pays tribute to the NHS and says its time the service was made a priority by the SNP government as it faces up to the challenge of an ageing population.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Health

Sun Jul 06, 2014

The London Free Press

London cystic fibrosis fighter Danielle Davidson led intrepid life

That enthusiasm might explain her bravery in the face of medical troubles. She was a determined fighter, even as an infant.

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Related Topix: Wedding, Health

The Jersey Journal

Fundraiser planned for Trenton girl awaiting double lung transplant

Patience Lee "Coco" Maldonado Gilchrist is awaiting a double lung transplant, and a July 12, 2014, event in Ewing is planned to help raise funds for her.

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Related Topix: Health, Trenton, NJ, Ewing, NJ, Social Software

Sat Jul 05, 2014

Star Tribune

Buying time for new lungs

You get a call at the last second … that's a miracle. ” Jon Sacker Jon Sacker was near death, too sick for doctors to attempt the double lung transplant he needed.

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Related Topix: Health

MyFoxPhilly

Sarah's Fight: Decision Expected Today On Under 12 Donor Policy

At just 10 years old, Sarah underwent two double lung transplants while battling cystic fibrosis.

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Related Topix: Health

Free Republic

American Innovation - For Export Only. ... Mark Steyn

The Toronto Star has one of those heartwarming miracle-operation hospital stories that newspapers run from time to time, whose meaning for American readers is something else entirely.

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Related Topix: Health

GantDaily.com

UPMC Patient First in U.S. Implanted with Hemolung Before Lifesaving Double Lung Transplant

But when his carbon dioxide levels spiked, making him too sick for another transplant, his family feared the worst.

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Related Topix: Health, Medicine, ALung Technologies

Thu Jul 03, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Amanda Moretto: transplant success story

Amanda Moretto, 25, was born with cystic fibrosis, and had a double-lung transplant last August.

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Related Topix: Health

Northern Life

Lung transplant would mean move to Toronto for Sudbury grandmother

Rose O'Donnell worries she may not be able to afford a necessary move to Toronto if she qualifies for a double-lung transplant.

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Related Topix: North America Travel, Travel, Canada Travel, Toronto, Canada Travel, Health, Medicine

Wed Jul 02, 2014

MyFoxPhilly

Organ Procurement And Transplantation Network Allows Children To Apply For Adult Lungs

A year after Sarah Murnaghan's brave fight for a lung transplant, the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network voted Monday to allow children to apply for adult lungs.

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Related Topix: Health

CBS Local

Pittsburgh-Developed Medical Device Saves Oklahoma Man

An Oklahoma man who came to Pittsburgh was the first in the U.S. to be implanted with a device that helped him survive until he could receive a double-lung transplant.

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Related Topix: Health

Freshnews

U.S. FDA Accepts NDA Filing for Boehringer Ingelheim's...

Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced that the New Drug Application for its investigational compound nintedanib has been accepted for filing by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration and granted Priority Review designation.

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Related Topix: Food and Drug Administration, Health

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