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In a world first, doctors transplant a 'dead' heart that had stopped beating.

Australian surgeons state that they have used hearts that had stopped beating in successful transplants, in a world first that could change the way organs are donated.  561 more words


Kidney Transplants

“A typical kidney transplant surgery takes from two to four hours. A healthy kidney is surgically placed in the pelvis of a patient with end-stage renal disease. 290 more words

Getting down to the Roots of Autumn

Autumn has arrived and that means Winter is just around the bend. Everywhere around us the world is changing, preparing for the cold. Bears are getting fat for hibernation, Squirrels are hoarding acorns, and the trees if you haven’t noticed are putting on a show of greens, oranges, reds and browns. 744 more words

Compass Rose Herbals

All [I] Need is Just a Little Patience (whistle...)

There’s an ad for an arthritis medication that says “a body in motion tends to stay in motion.”  This is so true!  For the past three years, I’ve had to put my “life” on hold so that I can focus on my health.   1,053 more words


Tree Transplant

Image detail: 32mm, f/8, 3 sec (free hand!), iso 100

In Pretoria, South Africa we are finally getting a public bus transport system, but this is coming with some problems. 85 more words

Wing Time!

Today’s the day! Bring your family and friends and head to Buffalo Wild Wings for the Eat Wings, Raise Funds event to raise money for National Foundation for Transplants in honor of Jacob Calhoun! 25 more words

Israeli Air Force Pilot Saves a Life

David Schwartz was a success story. He was father of two sons and grandfather of two granddaughters. His days were full. He was a director in Bank Leumi, CEO of an investment firm, lecturer in a university and Chairman of the Board of a public company. 331 more words

Charities In Israel