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The Fayetteville Observer, N.C.Susan Sparks, you might say, has led a unique career, first as a trial lawyer and now as Baptist minister ... and stand-up comedian. She'll be the guest speaker Tuesday, May 14 at the American Heart Association Go Red for Women luncheon, which is...
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 Star, Shelby, N.C.Call it mother's intuition, but in early February, Sherry Wilkie sensed her daughter, Jackie Brown, was fighting a losing battle. Brown's lungs, damaged by the cystic fibrosis she's had since she was 9 months old, could no longer take in air. She and...
NewsdayJessyca Claros is praying for new lungs. The 25-year-old from Westbury suffers from a progressive, incurable and deadly lung disease called pulmonary fibrosis in which lung tissue turns into scar tissue. Her pulmonologist said she has from "a few months...
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...
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...
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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FOX 17 Assignment EditorGrand Rapids-area citizens ate pancakes Saturday to raise money for a Standale woman's lung transplant. The Applebee's restaurant at 4475 Lake Michigan Drive NW in Walker hosted "Pancakes For Anya" Saturday to raise money for 27-year-old Anya Maciulewski...
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...
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