Kidney Transplant

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Local Woman Giving Her Dad A Life-Saving Gift

A local woman is giving her dad a late Father’s Day gift. It won’t be wrapped in fancy paper with a bow, but it will save his life.

07/29/2015

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Salvation Army Co-Workers Reunite After Kidney Transplant, Both Doing Well

It has been nearly a month since a Salvation Army employee gave a co-worker a second chance at life.

07/07/2015

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Salvation Army Employees Doing Well After Kidney Transplant Surgery

It was a big day for two Salvation Army employees. Kate Esker and Mike Riemer both underwent surgery at Allegheny General Hospital on Tuesday, and are recovering well. Esker donated a kidney to Riemer.

06/09/2015

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Kemoeatu Brothers Once Rivals On Football Field, Now Share Special Bond

Chris and Ma’ake Kemoeatu are no strangers to winning tough battles.

09/18/2014

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2013: Year Of The Duck

New Year’s Day has ushered in 2014, but there’s still time for a final ode to the year that was. Here’s a look back at the year of the duck, and a lot more!

01/01/2014

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Kidney Transplant Recipient Says Donor Will Always Be Part Of Her Family

From Zumba class in February to surgery in November, we’ve followed a North Hills woman in need of a kidney transplant. The native of Argentina is now back at home with her family.

12/31/2013

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Local Kidney Transplant Recipient And Donor Both Doing Fine After Surgery

A woman’s desperate search for a kidney donor came from a man she never met. After the surgeries, both are doing fine.

10/30/2013

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Fayette Co. Man To Get New Kidney From Son

When Larry Keefer of Bullskin Township, Fayette County, learned that he needed a kidney transplant, he wasn’t sure how long the wait would be.

10/29/2013

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Stranger Comes To Aid Of Local Woman In Need Of Kidney Transplant

Jacquie Uhler placed an ad hoping for a miracle. And that’s exactly what she got.

10/23/2013

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Kidney Donation Flyer Prompts Outpouring Of Support For Local Woman

It’s a long way from Mendoza, Argentina, to a Zumba fitness class at Baierl Family YMCA in Franklin Park. But Jacquie Uhler wasn’t dancing when she arrived in Pittsburgh in 1985.

02/21/2013

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Wife Gives Ailing Husband Life-Saving Valentine’s Gift

An Ebensburg man is in need desperate of a kidney transplant. He has polycystic kidney disease and doctors had not found a donor, until now.

02/14/2013

Transplant Surgery Fundraiser

A local woman in need of a kidney transplant will soon undergo the life-saving surgery – thanks to the selflessness of her sister.

01/10/2013

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Local Sisters Organize Fundraiser To Help Pay For Transplant Surgery

Sharing, that’s what sisterhood is all about. But the lifelong bond that local sisters share will literally save a life.

01/10/2013

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Family: Care At Children’s Hospital Is Unmatched

Courtney Hall, 21, loves Facebook and animals — especially dogs.

12/13/2012

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Dentist Office Manager Donates Kidney To 14-Year-Old Patient

Who would think a kidney would come from a dentist’s office? But that’s exactly what happened for 14-year-old Gabrielle Evans.

12/30/2011

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