Items Tagged ‘kidney transplant’

February 21, 2019

Jacksonville woman saves husband’s life with donated kidney

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

First Coast News by Lindsey Boetsch Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day but it’s also National Donor Day. So it’s only fitting to share a love story about one woman who saved her husband by giving him the gift of life. “You have my kidney,” joked Latasha Edwards. “You can’t go anywhere.”  Twenty years ago, she […]

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Tags: First Coast News, kidney transplant, Latasha Edwards, National Organ Donor Day, Steven Edwards


February 21, 2019

Woman donates kidney to stranger, benefits from city of Tucson leave policy

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Arizona Daily Star by Mikayla Mace About 100,000 people are on the kidney transplant wait list across the country, said Dr. Caroline Jadlowiec, Fairchild’s surgeon at the Mayo Clinic’s transplant center in Phoenix. Every year, about 30,000 people are added. More than 1,800 people in Arizona are waiting for a kidney, according to the Organ […]

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Tags: Arizona Daily Star, Dr. Caroline Jadlowiec, kidney donation, kidney transplant


January 17, 2019

This couple divorced. Then she gave him her kidney.

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

Washington Post by Cathy Free After 21 years of marriage, Bill Henrichs and Mary Ziegler — once high school sweethearts — concluded that they were no longer a good match. The couple amicably divorced in 1995 and went their separate ways, but they continued to see each other at their kids’ school and sporting events. […]

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Tags: Bill Henrichs, Dr. Andrew Bentall, kidney transplant, Mary Ziegler, Washington Post


January 4, 2019

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for January 4, 2019

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

USA Today, Need a new diet this new year? Here’s out to pick one and stick with it by Brett Molina — Focus on small changes at first: Angie Murad, a wellness dietitian with the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program, said the key to choosing a diet is making sure it’s sustainable. One way to […]

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Tags: acne, Acute Flaccid Myelitis, alcohol, Angie Murad, Anita Bissinger, arthritis, balance, bed rest, Bill Henrichs, BioFire, cancer treatment, Chad Corey


December 20, 2018

Kidney donor now on mission to help save even more lives

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

News4Jax by Mary Baer A St. Johns County man who served in the Marine Corps, then gave of himself as a kidney donor, is now on a mission to get others to help someone who needs a hand. While Nicholas Flores’ organ donation helped save another’s life, he believes it had a profound impact on […]

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Tags: Alison Ecklund, Christine Schneider, kidney transplant, Mayo Clinic Transplant Center, NewsJax4, Nicholas Flores


October 19, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 19, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

Washington Post, ‘We lived like we were Wall Street’ by DeNeen L. Brown — Before it was destroyed in the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, Greenwood was one of the most affluent black communities in the country. It was known as “Black Wall Street” because of its concentrated wealth…“At the time of the riot, there were […]

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Tags: Acute Flaccid Myelitis, All of Us, alzheimer's disease, Amanda Dernbach, antibiotic resistance, breastfeeding, c-section, Chad Pennington, Charles Rosen, cough medicine, croup, dental health


October 12, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for October 12, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

US News & World Report, Joining the Opioid Battle by Linda Marsa — Many hospitals, including Stanford Health Care, Cleveland Clinic, Mayo Clinic and Johns Hopkins, have launched pain management boot camps that provide alternatives to painkillers for people suffering from chronic pain. These outpatient programs integrate traditional and complementary medicine techniques. The Mayo Clinic’s […]

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Tags: 2018 Mayo Transform Conference, 3D Breast Imaging, 3D mammogram, alzheimer's disease, arthritis, artificial joints, autopsies, bacterial infections, Breast Cancer, breast health, cardiac arrest, Civica Rx


September 13, 2018

ABC 6 chief photographer shares journey for new kidney

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

KAAL by Laura Lee Thousands of people in Minnesota are in need of life-saving organ transplants, including a member of our ABC 6 News team. At any local sporting event, more often than not, you’ll see ABC 6 Chief Photographer Chad Corey behind the camera, “I like to be behind the camera,” he chuckles.   However, […]

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Tags: Chad Corey, Dr. Patrick Dean, KAAL, kidney transplant


May 18, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for May 18, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reuters, Doctors don’t always explain sexual side effects of prostate treatments — “Patients didn’t previously have choices about their treatments and accepted the side effects,” said Dr. Tobias Kohler of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, who wasn’t involved in the study. “But now, we’re seeing minimally invasive treatments that offer excellent […]

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Tags: AliveCor, allergies, Allie Wergin, Alyssa Duane, alzheimer's disease, Amazon Alexa, Amy Lannen, angiography, artificial Intelligence, atrial fibrillation, biotetch, Breast Cancer


February 23, 2018

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights for February 23, 2018

By Emily Blahnik eblahnik

      Reader’s Digest, 15 Things Neurologists Do to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease by Kim Fredericks — Alzheimer’s disease is the leading cause of dementia, accounting for approximately 80 percent of dementia cases and affecting more than 5.5 million people in the United States. But all dementia is not Alzheimer’s, says David Knopman, MD, a […]

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Tags: Alynn Dukart, alzheimer's disease, angel gowns, Ashton Kutcher, Berta Lippert, Bill Graham, blood pressure, brain cancer, burnout, clinical trials, cognitive decline, colon polyps


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