Items Tagged ‘organ transplants’

November 22, 2017

The Gift of Life: Doctors see more organ donations from opioid overdoses

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

First Coast News by Heather Crawford As opioids claim more lives, doctors say they are seeing an uptick in lifesaving organ transplants. Opioid addiction is a growing health epidemic. Last year, opioid deaths increased 55 percent to 64,000 deaths in the U.S. “You know in the past, people were sometimes reluctant to use these as […]

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Tags: Dr. Kristopher Croome, First Coast News, organ transplants


July 12, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

July 12 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media relations Philadelphia Enquirer […]

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April 5, 2013

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    April 5, 2013 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: Breast Cancer, celiac disease, Cora Kanow Professor of Alzheimer’s Disease Research at Mayo Clinic, Dr. Cesar Keller, Dr. Fergus Couch, Dr. Joseph Murray, Dr. Ronald Petersen, Dr. Sandhya Pruthi, gastroenterology, GI, Hepatology, Ivanhoe


November 16, 2012

Mayo Clinic in the News Weekly Highlights

By Karl W Oestreich KarlWOestreich

    November 16, 2012 Mayo Clinic in the News is a weekly highlights summary of major media coverage. If you would like to be added to the weekly distribution list, send a note to Emily Blahnik with this subject line: SUBSCRIBE to Mayo Clinic in the News. Thank you. Karl Oestreich, manager enterprise media […]

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Tags: adult stem cells, AEDs, alzheimer's disease, Alzheimer’s Reading Room, American Idol, Amsterdam News, Baltimore News, Barcelona News, blood cancer disorders, bone marrow transplants, Britain News, CPR


February 27, 2012

‘Still Waiting:’ How Organ Transplants Work – Part II

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“You can’t wake up every day thinking, maybe it will happen today because you’ll end up disappointed a lot.” But the unknown isn’t wearing on her today. Jessica Danielson is celebrating her milestone 30th birthday, and finding humor in her situation. As she opens presents with her family, she jokes that a candy heart is one of the organs […]

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Tags: Jessica Danielson, liver damages, organ transplants


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