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3 hrs ago | Realtor Magazine

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.

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4 hrs ago | This Is Staffordshire

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A TEENAGER who needed a double lung transplant to survive is now celebrating his GCSE results after getting a 'second chance at life'.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Edmonton Journal

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.

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Oldham Chronicle

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.

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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.

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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.

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Related Topix: Alzheimer's, Health, Cold Spring, MN

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.

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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.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Milngavie Today

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.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

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."

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Daily Mail

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.

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The Tribune

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.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Independent.ie

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.

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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.

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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.

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Carrickonshannon Today

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.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

WILX-TV Lansing

U-of-M Gets Machine to Widen Window for Lung Transplants

The F-D-A approved the use of a new machine that can sustain the lungs outside the body long enough for them to be evaluated for transplant.

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Detroit Free Press

Health Insider: New drugs could bring hope for pulmonary fibrosis patients

Despite claiming an estimated 40,000 lives annually -- about the same number as breast cancer or prostate cancer -- pulmonary fibrosis remains one of the least known covert killers in the country.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Breast Cancer, Prostate Cancer, Food and Drug Administration

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Times Herald

Machine that keeps lungs alive outside body tested

As these things so often go, the man who doesn't miss a trick was once the boy who couldn't stay on... University of Michigana?'s Dr. Alvaro Rojas Pena, left, and Dr. Hassan Nemeh, lung transplant director at Henry Ford, lift the cover off a set of pig lungs.

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Times-Herald

Breathing easy

Kevyn Gadd wore this T-shirt during his time in Edmonton where he underwent a double lung transplant.

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