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#48in48: Saskatoon woman donates kidney to stranger

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

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Stranger giving Kelowna woman kidney

A Kelowna woman heads to Vancouver next week for an organ transplant and will be coming back with a new kidney thanks to a complete stranger. 36 more words

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Organ donations and transplants up in Canada, along with need: Report

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

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Hello 2016

It’s a new year and with that brings new opportunities and new beginnings! The last few months have been filled with so many emotions… It’s been challenging, tough, scary, uneasy, gloomy and frustrating. 838 more words

Diamond Bar Man Celebrates Gift Of New Kidney From Wife Of An Old Coast Guard Buddy

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

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UCSF Medical Center Suspends Kidney Donations After Death Of Living Donor

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

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Family Seeks Kidney Donor, Uses Unconventional Way Of Looking For Living Match

By Mark Taylor

DENVER (CBS4) – This Giving Tuesday, one Colorado family is going the extra mile to get a husband and father a new chance at life. 450 more words

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