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NBC Bay Area
Parents of Heart-Lung Transplant Recipient "Real Heroes"
Of course, when the story is about a little girl whose life was just saved by a rare and risky heart-lung transplant, it is one that appears to be totally justified.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
Basketball benefit next week for Owen
There will be a basketball benefit event Saturday, Aug. 9 to benefit Owen Stauffer, a recent heart/lung transplant recipient and student at Francis S. Grandinetti elementary school in Ridgway.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Successful liver and lung transplantation in patients with severe IgA ...
Successful liver and lung transplantation in patients with severe IgA deficiency, high anti-IgA concentration and a history of anaphylactic transfusion reaction.
Bikers raise money for Arizona teen's lung transplant
A group of bikers rode through the Valley to raise money for a 13-year-old Arizona girl in need of a double lung transplant.
Marin Couple Honors Son With Foundation For Giving
A North Bay couple whose son died twenty years ago has transformed their grief into something good.
Laurie's best gift...her life
Laurie Pope with JJ Hopkins. She is celebrating the 26th birthday she feared she would not live to see after undergoing double lung transplant Laurie Pope, of Dobson Road, St Annes, who was born with cystic fibrosis, had been given only months to live when she was told a donor had been found to fulfil her dream of a double lung transplant.
Lung In A Box
Each year around 1,400 lung transplants are performed in the U.S. The traditional way to transport lungs for surgery involved putting them in a cooler with ice.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Bacardis Make Gift to Significantly Advance Mayo Clinic's Regenerative Medicine Research
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Imagine a future in which a new lung is grown for a patient in need, using the patient's own cellular material, or a day when an injection of replacement cells will enable a patient to self-heal damage in the brain, nerves or other tissues.
Simple Procedure Ends Sinus Suffering
Millions of Americans suffer from chronic sinusitis, an infection of a sinus cavity that is hard to treat or recurring.
Breathing sigh of relief made easy by lung transplant
ON THE MAP: Carolyn Heays and husband Kevin put Kaikoura on the map. In May, Carolyn became the 190th person to receive a lung transplant in New Zealand.
Fairfield City Champion
Walkathon to help Christians fleeing Mosul, Iraq
AN Abbotsbury woman awaiting a heart and lung transplant will risk her life to take part in a walkathon to raise funds for Christians fleeing the war-torn city of Mosul in Iraq.
East Anglian Daily Times
Claydon: Even the rain can't wipe the smile off Phoebe Fordham's...
Claydon: Even the rain can't wipe the smile off Phoebe Fordham's face - heart and lung transplant survivor appreciates everything life has to offer Phoebe Fordham , who was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension, is looking forward to her wedding day after getting a heart transplant.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
The Daily Republic
Renowned cardiovascular surgeon comes to NorthBay
A cardiovascular surgeon known for his work at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center and Stanford Medical Center has joined NorthBay Healthcare.
Pierce Co. councilman wants 'In God We Trust'
The Pierce County council is considering displaying the national motto of "In God We Trust" in its chambers.
Group trying to relocate osprey nest
The lights at a Poulsbo park must have seemed like a good nesting spot for a pair of ospreys.
Sharon Corr: I want to make happy memories in the North East
The singer-songwriter is excited about forging her own path since her mega-million-record-selling family band went their separate ways.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Warfield man who had to miss family holiday due to cystic fibrosis...
DISAPPOINTMENT suffered by a 20-year-old who had to a cancel a family holiday because of complications from cystic fibrosis, has sparked a fundraising campaign.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Arutz Sheva Israel News
ZAKA Frees Israel-Bound Body from Turkey
The ZAKA emergency service intervened, this week, to fly the body of an Israeli home from Turkey after flights to Israel were suspended because of a rocket strike near Ben-Gurion International Airport.
Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Launches National PFF Ambassador Program
While launching today, PFF Ambassadors have already begun making an impact during speaking engagements, including last month during a Team PFF event in "The purpose of the PFF Ambassador program is to engage with the larger community and cover all aspects of disease education.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Brownsburg resident is state's first to receive 'breathing lung' transplant
Thanks to Indiana University Methodist Hospital and an innovative technique known as the 'breathing lung' transplant, Damon Bradtmueller of Brownsburg now has a new set of lungs.