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  1. Dad's plea for kidney during Disney World trip results in transplant in NYRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Fox News

    The single father of five who wore a "In Need of Kidney" T-shirt to Disney World over the summer underwent a kidney transplant last week in New York. Robert Leibowitz, 60, of New Jersey, never imagined how magical his family's vacation trip to the Magic Kingdom would be after securing a kidney from a stranger-- thanks to another stranger's viral Facebook post about his special hand-made T-shirt.


  2. Daughter donates half her liver to save dadRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Rocky Mount Telegram

    Patricia Cooper's father was sliding toward death more quickly than anyone had anticipated. His only hope of surviving liver disease was a transplant, which his doctors agreed was all but a fantasy.


  3. Success stories like Rod Carew's credited for boost in Upper Midwest organ donarsRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Social media has helped spread stories - such as the donation by an ex-football player that resulted in a recent heart and kidney transplant for Minnesota baseball legend Rod Carew, shown with member of the donor's family. Organ donations reached record levels in Minnesota and neighboring states in 2017 - as did the number of people willing to donate in the future, according to the LifeSource organ procurement agency.


  4. 'Please have a heart, Immigration': Family accept fate, but bank on miracleRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The von Metzinger family, Steve and Joan, and their children, Travis, 18, and Ethan, 15, are fighting deportation back to South Africa. An expat South African family's offer to pay for their teenage son's medical costs to be able to remain in New Zealand has fallen on death ears.


  5. Stratford Native Seeks Donor For Life-Saving Kidney TransplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Darien Daily Voice

    Stratford native Patrick Pantalone, a 1997 graduate of Stratford High, is reaching out to his hometown in hopes of finding a kidney donor for a life-saving transplant. Pantalone was diagnosed nearly four years ago with IgA nephropathy, also known as Berger's disease.


  6. Twins streak of no salary arbitrations likely to endRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Kyle Gibson throws to the Detroit Tigers in the first inning at Target Field last September. Bruce Kluckhohn-USA TODAY Sports MINNEAPOLIS-The Twins' streak of avoiding salary arbitration hearings since losing back-to-back years, 2005-06, to right-hander Kyle Lohse is expected to end next month.


  7. Joe Frank, Spinner of Strange Radio Tales, Is Dead at 79Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The New York Times

    Joe Frank, who stretched the boundaries of radio storytelling with mind-bending, absurdist monologues often fueled by his neuroses and his dark view of the world, died on Monday in Beverly Hills, Calif. He was 79. Delivered in a measured baritone, Mr. Frank's monologues - tragic, philosophical and sometimes confessional excursions that trod the line between fact and fiction - brought listeners into unusual territory.


  8. Marquette Women's Basketball's Tori McCoy Needs A Kidney TransplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Anonymous Eagle

    As you may have seen back in December from the Marquette Wire , Marquette women's basketball transfer forward Tori McCoy has been diagnosed with Focal Segmental Glomerulosclerosis, a rare kidney disease. At the time of the diagnosis, McCoy has suffered 80% damage to her kidneys, and for her long-term health, she will require a transplant.


  9. Borrow $5,000, repay $42,000 - How super high-interest loans have boomed in CaliforniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Los Angeles Times

    JoAnn Hesson, 68, sits among her moving boxes and personal belongings in her apartment in Rancho Santa Margarita. Hesson took out several high-interest installment loans in 2015 and is considering filing for bankruptcy.


  10. Scott & White Medical Center Kidney Pancreas Transplant Program Sets RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Newswise

    Scott & White Medical Center Temple kidney transplantation program performed a record 153 abdominal organ transplants in one year, surpassing last year's previous record of 87. Since its inception on Jan. 18, 1997, the program has performed more than 800 abdominal organ transplants and 63 heart transplants. "This accomplishment is a result of our team's commitment to providing exemplary care for the many patients in need of a kidney transplant," said Abbie Dawson, BSN, RN, nurse supervisor of the transplant program at Scott & White - Temple.


  11. Daughter gives father the gift of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | News Herald

    Mike Green sat in the stands at Fremont Ross High School on Aug. 25 and watched the football team's opening night victory over visiting Springfield High School. In the third quarter of the game, a non-sports-related message flashed across the scoreboard at Don Paul Stadium.


  12. What you should know about anuriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Medical News Today

    Anuria is when the kidneys stop producing urine. The condition is usually the result of disease or damage to the kidneys.


  13. Transplantation Therapeutics Pharmaceutical and Healthcare Analysis InformationRead the original story

    Friday | World News Report

    In 2015, a total of 127,000 transplantations were performed worldwide, an increase of 5.8% from 2014, with 33,000 of these occurring in the EU and a further 32,000 in the US. Approximately 60% of these were kidney transplants, with liver, heart, lung, pancreas and small bowel transplantations accounting for the other most common procedures .


  14. Early failure of kidney transplants in the current era - a national cohort study.Read the original story

    Friday | CiteULike

    Although short-term outcome after kidney transplantation has improved, a small proportion of grafts are lost during the first year. We characterize in detail all early graft losses in the current era in a nationwide cohort of kidney transplant recipients.


  15. James Woods Rails at CVS Pharmacy: - The Service Is Now...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | SFGate

    Actor and noted conservative James Woods aimed his Twitter wrath at CVS Pharmacy on Thursday, deeming their service "horrible" and vowing to never do business there again. Woods did not elaborate on his gripe with the pharmacy chain.


  16. Donna Hoagland Donates Kidney to Student's MomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 17 | News Max

    Donna Hoagland donated a kidney to the mother of one her students at Marsh Point Elementary School in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, over the Christmas break, providing for the ultimate teachable moment, WPEC-TV reported last week . Anahita Volk, the mother fourth-grader Troy Volk, was diagnosed as being in stage 5 kidney failure, but had such a rare blood type that it made finding a donor a challenge, the television station said.


  17. Justin Bieber's Mom, Pattie Mallette, Shares Touching Tribute to Her 'Amazing' SonRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 18 | ETonline

    Pattie Mallette is so proud of her son, Justin Bieber . The Canadian author took to Instagram on Thursday, sharing an adorable photo of the two on vacation.


  18. A lifesaving gift: Near-stranger donates kidney to toddler in St. LouisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | MIPrepZone

    Robyn Rosenberger visits with Michael Loness, 21 months, during his final kidney dialysis treatment on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018, at SSM Health Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital. Michael was born in kidney failure and has been on dialysis since he was just 4 weeks old.


  19. A second chance at lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | Camas-Washougal Post-Record

    Dakota Watson a few hours after his surgery on Dec. 14, 2017. The Camas teen was born with a disease that caused a lifetime of kidney infections.


  20. East Lynn toddler getting needed kidney transplant thanks to auntRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 18 | The News-Gazette

    Two-year-old Mason Steiner poses with his aunt, Cheryl Steiner, in the preschool room at First Presbyterian Church in Hoopeston. On Jan. 31, the East Lynn toddler, who has bilateral renal dysplasia, will receive a kidney from his aunt, who is also from East Lynn.