| Mar 29, 2012
| 9:38 AM
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...
| Apr 4, 2012
Should you get a cardiac stress test as part of your annual checkup? A chest X-ray before outpatient surgery? A CT scan or antibiotics for chronic sinusitis?
In most cases, no.
But patients get these commonly used tests and procedures — and many...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 3:43 PM
It's one of the biggest ways you can help save lives. And while organ donation is up in Michigan this year, there's a push to get even more people to sign up.
On Wednesday, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson spoke at an event in Livonia as part of...
| Oct 4, 2012
| 10:04 PM
All of us at one time or another have given a gift to a friend. But two lifelong friends from Alaska are showing how the bond of friendship can save a life.
Judie Wolfe is donating one of her kidneys to her friend Terri Teas.
| Oct 8, 2012
| 2:13 PM
Yesterday's Party, Ebensburg, Dynamite DJs, DJ John Dennis, Friday, Oct. 12; 7th Gear, Saturday, Oct. 13; Stitch, Friday, Oct. 19; Locked & Loaded, Saturday, Oct. 20; DJ, Friday, Oct. 26; DJ John Dennis and Halloween Costume Party, Saturday, Oct. 27....
| Oct 11, 2012
| 12:50 PM
California Institute of Renal
Research (CIRR) is searching for a new team member.
The position is for a full-time
Clinical Research Coordinator
with over 5 years of experience conducting clinical trials. Renal dialysis and CKD...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 1:28 PM
Windber Hotel, 502 15th St., Windber, Grip, Friday, Oct. 19; Wylde Syde, Saturday, Oct. 20; The Chi, Friday, Oct. 26; Pivot, Saturday, Oct. 27.
Yesterday's Party, Ebensburg, Stitch, Friday, Oct. 19; Locked & Loaded, Saturday, Oct. 20; DJ, Friday, Oct....
| Oct 19, 2012
| 1:05 AM
GAYLORD, Minn. (AP) - A Minnesota dairy farmer has been fined $585 for selling unpasteurized milk under a plea deal that ended his long-running legal battle with the state.
Michael O. Hartmann, 59, of rural Gibbon, pleaded guilty on Oct. 15 to just...
| Oct 28, 2012
| 1:24 PM
Patrick J. Mongeon, a retired construction superintendent and Vietnam veteran, died Oct. 20 from kidney failure at Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis. He was 60.
Mr. Mongeon was born in Baltimore and raised on Marshall Street. After graduating in...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 2:42 PM
The American Red Cross and Washington County officials opened three shelters on Monday afternoon, and Meritus Health medical professionals had contacted many chronic care patients who need dialysis or chemotherapy to make sure emergency plans were in...
| May 4, 2012
| 8:38 AM
April was a busy month for Hagerstown resident Mike Butler. He's a low-key guy, but he is filled with missionary zeal. His life was changed, made more complete. He owes a debt, and he wants to pay it forward.
Seventeen years ago, Butler received a...