But physicians are conservative about living kidney donors: Nearly three-quarters of transplant centers have not accepted organs from people older than 70.
MORRIS TWP. – It was a big coming out for “Team Kerry” Saturday at the Woodland Firehouse.
THE Scottish finalist in BBC’s Great British Bake Off show has backed a national campaign to urge more Scots to sign up for organ donation.
A student doctor who proved a hit on a TV cookery show is calling on Scots to sign up as organ donors as part of a national campaign to save lives.
Geri Whalen is all smiles one week after getting the gift of life from her sister in the form of a kidney transplant.
Six years and 21 days have gone by and countless operations endured since Matisse Reid was last home.
LAS CRUCES — The young woman’s kidneys have failed and she has been on the transplant list for about 18 months, a wait that could stretch years.
By Tory N. Parrish, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review When a doctor told Geri Whalen in 2007 that she eventually would need a kidney transplant, she didn’t have to look for a donor, she …
Two Pittsburgh-area sisters are about to undergo a medical procedure that will save one of their lives. In 2007, Geri Whalen, 33, learned she had developed kidney disease. “After I had three kids in four years, my kidneys just kind of gave out,” Whalen said. “It’s really scary to not know if you’re going to make it. About 4,500 people a year die waiting for a kidney.” Whalen said she has no …
Sharing, that’s what sisterhood is all about. But the lifelong bond that local sisters share will literally save a life.