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A Greenwood woman said she had almost given up hope, when she received a life-changing phone call. Julie Miranda needed a kidney and pancreas transplant, but it felt like she had been waiting forever. She said with one phone call, her prayers were...
Do you remember the scene in “A Streetcar Named Desire” when Blanch says, “I've always depended on the kindness of strangers?” If you are familiar with the story, you know that it didn't really work out for her. I'd like to think...
Bowling Wiseman elected to PBA Hall of Fame Danny Wiseman of Baltimore, a 12-time PBA Tour winner, was elected to the PBA Hall of Fame along with Doug Kent, the Professional Bowlers Association announced Friday. They will be inducted during the Hall...
It was an historic day for IU Health as one group of doctors live tweeted while another group doctors saved performed a kidney transplant. The kidney went from 33-year-old Colin Newton to his buddy, 31-year-old Caleb Johnson. Johnson has been on...
Tags: Kidney, Renal Failure
Kidneys are not usually a trending topic on Twitter, but on Wednesday, IU Health is trying to change that. Hospital staff will live tweet from inside an operating room, as one Indiana man gets a kidney from his good friend. Caleb Johnson from Merom,...
Tags: Twitter, Inc.
One local husband and wife are more than just a couple, they are life savers. Michael and Elaine Alhand have been married for more than 40 years. Michael, a diabetic, suffered kidney failure. In 2003, he was placed on dialysis. One year later, he got...
Tags: Kidney, Health, Gallbladder, Human Body, Diseases and Illnesses
An Indiana man in need of a kidney found his match through Facebook. Jerry Wilde is a college professor at IU East in Richmond. He loves music and teaching, but right now, he faces a life-threatening challenge. For the past two years, Jerry has been on...
Tags: Indiana University East, Facebook, Charity, Social Media, Cancer
A difficult time in my family's life has finally improved with an operation made possible by a generous brother-in-law. On Jan. 31 my wife, Barbara, received a kidney at Allegheny General Hospital from her brother Randy Miller. Even though it has just...
The premise Nurse Jackie Peyton (Edie Falco) is having trouble managing her growing addiction to painkillers. Nevertheless, she continues to snort an opiate in the supply room and pop pills in the bathroom during shifts at the hospital. Jackie works in...
HealthThirty four clinicians and seven care teams recently received awards at Lehigh Valley Health Network's Friends of Nursing Celebration. The program was attended by more than 725 colleagues and community members at SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The awards are...
L.A. NOWThe California Endowment is launching a campaign to extend medical coverage to all uninsured state residents, including undocumented immigrants. An estimated 3 million to 4 million Californians, or about 10% of the state’s population, could remain...
World NowAs the school year begins in Hong Kong, protesters in the former British colony are rallying against new classes soon to be required by China, deriding them as “brainwashing.”...
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