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DROUGHT Snow, rain improve SD drought, but deep soil dry PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Officials say snow and rain in the past month have improved drought conditions in much of South Dakota, but soil deep below the surface is still very dry. State...
HURON, S.D. (AP) — A South Dakota woman says she is going to be celebrating two birthdays from now on: Her actual birthday and the day she received a double lung transplant. The Huron Plainsman reports (http://bit.ly/15V1Uqs ) that Michelle...
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The Hartford CourantA bottle and can drive to raise money for a local man who needs a lung transplant is scheduled Saturday and Sunday. Bob Glynn was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis in 2008. The condition attacks the lungs, and a lung transplant is essential...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelTen Central Florida patients, including 24-year-old Brent Snyder, are breathing easier today thanks to lung transplants they received at Florida Hospital Orlando. The hospital’s new lung transplant program debuted six months ago, and completes the...
For many, Yellowstone National Park is a place where nature gives a lifetime of memories — the beauty of the landscape, the wildlife and the geysers. For me, Yellowstone is a reminder of a turning point in my life, one that resulted in a death...
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelFlorida Hospital has received the green light to perform lung transplants, the hospital announced Friday. The designation from the United Network for Organ Sharing, a national organization that oversees transplant programs nationwide, establishes the...
For brief moments, Cassie Stanley can forget her precarious relationship with death. She forgot on Christmas morning when her family opened presents. At other times, she forgets by immersing herself in watching the Bulls or Cubs on TV in her family's...
A new gene therapy procedure to restore function in lungs damaged during harvesting from donors could make more of the organs available for transplanting, Canadian researchers reported Wednesday. Currently, only about 15% of potential donor lungs are...
FOX40 NewsA barbeque fundraiser is being organized for a Stockton woman in need of a major organ transplant. Yolunda Barquet, 41, suffers from pulmonary hypertension and a disorder that causes the buildup of too much iron in her lungs. Barquet’s doctors...
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — In her quest for new lungs, Anya Maciulewski has left behind family and friends in West Michigan and moved to Pittsburgh. Now, she waits for a double-lung transplant that she hopes will let her breathe easy once again....
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For the first time in the six years since Victoria Chakwin was diagnosed with a deadly lung disease, the gown she wears won't be hospital issue. The 18-year-old from Martinsburg, W.Va., will go to her senior prom Saturday night in a red-and-black...
Daily PressKerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old. Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
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