Items Tagged ‘KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix’

February 15, 2019

Thousands of people are waiting for life-saving organ transplants in Arizona

By Karl Oestreich

KPNX Arizona by Hayden Packwood People frequently die waiting on an organ transplant. According to Donate Life America, every 10 minutes another person is added to the organ waiting list while 22 people die each day waiting for that lifesaving transplant. Dr. Eric Steidley, a cardiologist at Mayo Clinic, says people die waiting even before […]

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Tags: Donate Life America, Dr. Eric Steidley, KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix, organ transplant

February 8, 2019

Verify: Can a ‘jumping’ cholla cactus kill you?

By Karl Oestreich

KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix If you’ve grown up or lived in Arizona you’ve been around cholla cactus. But what happens if walk into one and the barb cuts the skin? We verify how dangerous these cacti are.  Dr. Stephen Traub from Mayo Clinic emergency medicine gives his insights. Reach: KPNX-TV is the NBC affiliate in Phoenix. Its […]

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Tags: cholla cactus, Dr. Stephen Traub, emergency medicine, KPNX-12 NBC Phoenix

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