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  1. Nebraska Medicine announces lung transplant programRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | KETV-TV



  2. Nebraska Medicine announces lung transplant programRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | KETV-TV

    It's been nearly two decades since the last procedure, but Nebraska Medicine performed lung transplants for a few years in the '90s. The program ended in 1998, because one of the doctors passed away and another left Nebraska Medicine.


  3. Lung Transplant Program Resumes At Nebraska MedicineRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WOWT-TV Omaha

    After years of planning and preparation, Nebraska Medicine announced Tuesday the restart of its lung transplant program, making the hospital one of a few nationwide now offering all solid organ transplants. "We are thrilled to offer this lifesaving treatment," says Dr. Heather Strah, medical director of lung transplantation.


  4. Sparta family thankful for father's lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Sparta Independent

    At this time of Thanksgiving, one Sparta family has a lot for which to be thankful. Thanks to a lung donor, Bill Heinz is alive and living a normal life.


  5. Former UPS Executive, Three-Term Congressman Wellman Dies at 61Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Transport Topics

    Arnold Wellman, former president of global public affairs at UPS Inc. and a three-term congressman from Connecticut, died Oct. 7 of complications related to a lung transplant. He was 61. Wellman worked at UPS for nearly four decades, beginning as a package sorter and eventually heading up all worldwide government affairs activities in Washington.


  6. Study: Food restriction helps mice with kidney diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Researchers at Mayo Clinic have found that a mild to moderate reduction in calories effectively prevents and reverses polycystic kidney disease in mice. The results appear online in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology and could have implications for humans with the disease.


  7. UCF student undergoes double-lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFTV Orlando

    A University of Central Florida student was told she wouldn't live to see her 18th birthday, but after two life-saving surgeries, she'll be able to spend Thanksgiving with her family. "I'm just very grateful for being here and having so many chances to live the life I wanted for myself," she said.


  8. Breath of Life Elusive for Queens Woman - and Many New YorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WNYC-AM New York

    When Prasha Tuladhar was a child in Nepal, her grandfather taught her a parable about a Buddhist monk who offered his arm to a starving tiger, so the tiger could live. Tuladhar doesn't need a sacrifice from someone who's alive, but she is hoping that as someone is dying his or her lungs could save a life, maybe even hers.


  9. N. Franklin woman uses art to help nonprofits while dealing with CFRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | O-R Online

    Cana Carter's artwork is available on note cards, prints on canvas, T-shirts and a variety of other products at Chicco Baccello.


  10. Few dry eyes at book launchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 22 | Prince Albert Daily Herald

    Beth Gobeil and her son, Donovan, pose for a photograph at the Mann Art Gallery prior to the launch of the elder Gobeil's poetry book, "Breathing Room." Tear ducts got a workout during local author Beth Gobeil's chap book launch at the Mann Art Gallery on Saturday.


  11. American Garage Hosts Free Thanksgiving Dinner To The PublicRead the original story

    Saturday Nov 21 | Lee's Summit Tribune

    The America Garage owners Russ and Mary DiMaggio, Charlie Arnone, and their families will be hosting a free Thanksgiving dinner open to the public, Thursday the 26th from noon to 6 p.m. All staff will be off to enjoy the holiday with their families. The owners will keep the American Garage open until 1:30 a.m. Those who plan on coming are welcome to bring a side dish to accompany the huge spread of turkey, ham, mash potatoes, green beans, pies and more.


  12. Insider Selling: Martine A. Rothblatt Sells 9,661 Shares of United Therapeutics StockRead the original story

    Friday Nov 20 |

    United Therapeutics CEO Martine A. Rothblatt sold 9,661 shares of the business's stock in a transaction dated Thursday, November 19th. The stock was sold at an average price of $148.56, for a total value of $1,435,238.16.


  13. Grateful Carol in organ donor pleaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Nottingham Evening Post

    There are 102 people in Nottinghamshire waiting for a transplant. Ben Ireland spoke to a local transplant patient and learnt about a new campaign to encourage donors.


  14. Shorter People Less Likely to Get Lung TransplantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | MedlinePlus

    Short adults are much less likely than average-height adults to get a lung transplant, and they're more likely to die while waiting for one, the findings from a new study suggest. "Surgeons commonly try to match small transplant candidates with small donor lungs, because they believe it leads to better outcomes," study leader Dr. David Lederer, an associate professor of medicine and epidemiology at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City, said in a medical center news release.


  15. 1,000 days of waiting: A day in the life of someone waiting for an organ donorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Metro UK News

    More than 6,000 people - including 270 kids - in the UK have died waiting for an organ transplant in the last ten years, NHS figures have revealed. There are currently around 7,000 UK patients on transplant waiting list - 30 per cent have been waiting more than two years.


  16. A matter of life and death and donors: The dilemmas facing solutions...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | South China Morning Post

    A matter of life and death and donorsWhile all agree there are too many sick people in need of too few transplant organs, proposed solutions pose practical and ethical dilemmas A matter of life and death and donors: The dilemmas facing solutions to Hong Kong's low organ donation rate image 1 The recent death of 19-year-old Jamella Lo after a heart-rending and fruitless two-week wait for a double lung transplant has again highlighted the urgent need for Hong Kong to champion organ donations. Around 3,000 patients are on waiting lists for transplants of organs and other body tissues.


  17. Double lung transplant patient who beat cancer twice now set to raise funds for othersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Thetelegraphand Argus

    A DOUBLE lung transplant man from Bradford who has beaten cancer twice and spends hours each day on kidney dialysis is raising funds for other people in need despite his own health battle. Harrison Smith, of Larch Drive in Odsal , who has cystic fibrosis and got his new lung in 2007, is determined not to let his own health stop him from helping others.


  18. System Biased Against Short PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | Surgical Products

    Short people have several health advantages over tall people, including lower risk for cancer and heart disease, and longer life expectancy. But there's at least one health-related downside to being small: the odds of getting a lung transplant are considerably lower.


  19. Prognostic biomarkers ID'd in pulmonary hypertensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 | PhysOrg Weblog

    Biomarkers have been identified for the risk of lung transplantation and death in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension , according to a study published online Oct. 26 in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society . Nadine Al-Naamani, M.D., from the Tufts Medical Center in Boston, and colleagues examined whether endothelial, inflammatory, and cardiac biomarkers are associated with the World Health Organization functional assessment and survival in patients with PAH.


  20. Survivor breathes lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Border Mail

    A Table Top woman who was told she may not last long enough to receive new lungs is urging people who are out of breath to seek help A TABLE Top woman who underwent a double lung transplant is urging people who feel short of breath to visit their doctor. FRESH AIR: Noela McGuffie spoke at Wodonga's World COPD Day event to raise awareness of lung disease.