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SASKATOON – Imagine giving up one of your two kidneys to a total stranger. That’s what Sandra McIntosh-Broberg did in 2013.
“I feel great – its life changing,” she told Global News. 452 more words
Organ donations and transplants are up across Canada, but in some cases, so too are the wait lists according to a new report.
The results of a 10-year study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) show that donations from both live and deceased donors rose from a total of 915 in 2005, remained fairly steady at a little over 1,000 per year between 2006 and 2011, then jumped to a high of 1,145 in 2014; though that also factors in new data from Quebec that wasn’t tallied in the years before 2012. 528 more words
ORANGE (CBSLA.com) — A Diamond Bar father has gotten a new lease on life following a life-saving kidney transplant.
CBS2’s Michele Gile says his Coast Guard family stepped up in a big day. 261 more words
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) — One of the nation’s most prominent medical centers has voluntarily suspended its living donor program for kidney transplants after a living donor died last month. 301 more words