A woman’s desperate search for a kidney donor came from a man she never met. After the surgeries, both are doing fine.
Jacquie Uhler placed an ad hoping for a miracle. And that’s exactly what she got.
A 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who had a pair of adult-lung transplants after her parents sued to change national rules regarding organ donations has developed pneumonia in her right lung, which her mother described on Monday as “a large setback.”
A 10-year-old girl whose efforts to qualify for an organ donation drew public debate over how donated lungs are allocated was getting a transplant Wednesday, her family said.
The national organ transplant network has complied with a judge’s unusual order and placed a dying 10-year-old girl on the adult waiting list for a donated lung, and a patient at the same hospital asked the court for the same relief.
A 16-year- old girl who was stabbed inside a local Target store has been released from the hospital.
For Allison Meadows and her family, it was supposed to be a quick and relaxing shopping trip at the Target in East Liberty. She wasn’t supposed to cross the path of an enraged stabbing suspect. She wasn’t supposed to become a hostage, a victim.
Brendan Marrocco is excited to have two new arms, and he’s quickly learned to use them.
A local woman in need of a kidney transplant will soon undergo the life-saving surgery – thanks to the selflessness of her sister.
Sharing, that’s what sisterhood is all about. But the lifelong bond that local sisters share will literally save a life.
Even with a life-threatening condition, 5-year-old Nico, who was in foster care, was adopted by his new family.