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22Feb/17

An act of kindness: Mount Jewett resident to receive part of liver from friend – Bradford Era


Bradford Era
An act of kindness: Mount Jewett resident to receive part of liver from friend
Bradford Era
“The liver doesn’t divert fluids like it’s supposed to so it all builds up and I have to go once a week to Warren and they drain ten to twelve pounds of fluid off me every week,” said Pearson. “And then when the fluid builds up it puts pressure on my

21Feb/17

Mom Makes Heartbreaking Decision to Carry Baby to Term So That She Can Be an Organ Donor – Babble (blog)


Babble (blog)
Mom Makes Heartbreaking Decision to Carry Baby to Term So That She Can Be an Organ Donor
Babble (blog)
When Keri Young and her husband, Royce, of New Orleans were told that their baby did not have a brain at their 19-week ultrasound, they broke down in sobs. And yet, through her tears, Keri’s thoughts moved beyond the heartbreak for her daughter, whom …

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21Feb/17

Rising Sun man taking advantage of life-saving liver transplant – Cecil Whig


Cecil Whig
Rising Sun man taking advantage of life-saving liver transplant
Cecil Whig
By September, I had the cancer removed, and two weeks later I found out I’m cancer free. But two days later I started getting really sick,” Rouselle said. As it turned out, his liver was crashing. He spent a weekend … “When I saw [The Transplant

21Feb/17

Supt. Eddie Johnson reveals he could get kidney transplant within a month – WLS-TV


WLS-TV
Supt. Eddie Johnson reveals he could get kidney transplant within a month
WLS-TV
But the superintendent was quick to point out that this is about much more than just him. Tuesday’s summit was planned to raise awareness that 4,700 patients in Illinois are waiting for a lifesaving transplant. The hope is to increase organ donations

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