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The Wichita Eagle
Raising awareness of covert killer pulmonary fibrosis
Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually - roughly the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer - pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least-known covert killers in the country.
San Antonio community helping man in need of double lung, heart transplant
Family and friends are rallying behind a man, who is a husband and father, waiting for a double lung and heart transplant.
Girl living with incurable disease finds ways to give back to others
SHE IS A CHILD WITH A RARE DISORDER, BUT HER FAMILY, THEY LIVE IN BLOOMFIELD HILLS, ARE SO PROUD OF HER THAT SHE NEVER LET HER CONDITION STOPPER FROM JUST BEING A NORMAL KID.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Bloomfield Hill girl battles rare disorder, focuses on helping others
SHE IS A CHILD WITH A RARE DISORDER. SHE HAS BEEN THROUGH MORE THAN MOST ADULTS HAVE.
A Place to Call Home
Mary Kay Deen, whose grandsons call her Booma, is a long way from home. She's traveled more than 1,000 miles from Bay St. Louis, Miss., to receive a stem cell transplant at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., to treat a form of blood cancer.
This Is Staffordshire
A TEENAGER who needed a double lung transplant to survive is now celebrating his GCSE results after getting a 'second chance at life'.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Edmonton-area surgeons set 10-day record for organ transplants
Edmonton-area surgeons performed a record 32 organ transplants in a 10-day period last month, more than the usually would in a month.
KEEP smiling through . . . Shaun and Sophie
A DEVOTED fiance is urging more people to sign up to be an organ donor as his wife-to-be faces an agonising wait for a life-saving double lung transplant.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
The Star Online
Her new heart and lungs
Katie Grace Groebner celebrated a belated 12th birthday party with her mother, Kathy, and a group of friends less than two months after a heart and lung transplant.
St. Cloud Times
DeLand column: Vee family pulls together
DeLand column: Vee family pulls together '60s pop icon Bobby, wife struggle with health Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/life/2014/08/24/deland-column-vee-family-pulls-together/14507783/ Bobby Vee poses with his wife, Karen, at their home Dec. 18, 2013, near Cold Spring.
Penninsula News Review
More organ donors are needed
Local volunteers with the B.C. Transplant Society are hitting the streets to encourage more people to become organ donors.
Pontefract and Castleford Express
Richard is medal winner
Richard Caulkin from Airedale, Castleford. Multi medal winner at the Transplant Games 2014 - Richard had a double lung transplant during 2009.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Tributes flood in for dedicated politician Sam
Tributes have been flooding in for former Strathkelvin and Bearsden MP and MSP Sam Galbraith who died on Monday, aged 68. The renowned neurosurgeon who swapped the operating theatre for politics back in 1987, passed away in Glasgow's Western Infirmary after contracting an infection.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Studies from Center for Regenerative Medicine Yield New Data on Bioscience
Microfluidic based lung assist devices have been developed that have biomimetically designed vascular networks that achieve physiologic blood flow."
Tue Aug 19, 2014
My body has to hold out long enough to see my twin walk down the...
A young woman who could die without a life-saving transplant is determined to survive to see her twin sister get married.
Breathing new lifeWoman recovering from double lung transplantTricia...
Tricia Maples describes her daughter's recovery from a double lung transplant as watching a baby take her first steps.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Transplant targets missed due to lack of donated organs
The figures show 42 people, who died in the first six months of 2014 donated organs, which is the same as in 2013 The number of liver, kidney and pancreas transplant operations performed this year are behind targets set by the HSE, new figures show.
The Arizona Republic
St. Joseph's Hospital a new option for kidney transplants
A new kidney-transplant program at Phoenix's St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center recently became the fifth one in the state.
The Daily Record
Former Scottish Education Minister Sam Galbraith dies, aged 68
THE Labour stalwart, a former MP and one of the founding members of the Scottish parliament, was one of the UK's longest surviving lung transplant patients.
Vera's record 26 years after transplant
A local woman has officially entered the Guinness Book of World Records as she has been confirmed to be the longest surviving single lung transplant recipient in the world.