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Kidney Recipient Gives Back On His Birthday

One North Texas child used his birthday to give gifts to others.

CBS 11–03/14/2014

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Stents May Not Help Treat Clogged Kidney Arteries

New research raises serious questions about a very common medical procedure — placing a stent to prop open a narrowed kidney artery.

11/18/2013

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Former Texas Player Donates Kidney To Retired Coach

Joe Fonteneaux was always more than a baseball coach at Paul Quinn College in Waco in the late 1970s. So when the diabetic patient told his players he needed a new kidney, he didn’t have to get on a donor waiting list.

09/30/2013

Crimson came to In-Sync Exotics in May 2007 along with a family of four other cougars and a tiger. (credit: In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue)

Seventh Big Cat Dies At In-Sync Exotics

A female cougar named Crimson, 20, passed away this week at In-Sync Exotics Wildlife Rescue and Education Center.

08/18/2013

Plano Firefighter’s Organ Donation Saves Two Lives

There was an emotional meeting between the family of a Plano firefighter and two of the lives he helped save through organ donation.

04/17/2013

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Healthy Lifestyle Important After Organ Transplant

A woman in Fort Worth is helping to spread the word about healthy living after an organ transplant.

03/25/2013

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North Texas Marine Donates Kidney To Save His Brother’s Life

Two brothers, who’ve been separated by miles, will forever be linked now by a kidney.

CBS 11–01/08/2013

A man and woman exchane rings during a wedding ceremony. (credit: Mykola Lazarenko/AFP/Getty Images)

Woman Marries On Kidney Transplant Anniversary

September 29th will always have special meaning for Jennifer Terry. This year, it is her wedding day.

09/29/2012

Methodist Health System in Dallas. (Credit: Jason Allen/KTVT)

Wrong Patient Receives Organ From Methodist Medical Center

The kidney and pancreas transplant program at Methodist Medical Center has been put on hold after a patient was given a kidney meant for someone else, a hospital spokeswoman confirmed.

07/05/2012

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Mother Takes To Facebook To Find Miracle Kidney For Her Son

Chances are slim for a teenager who needs a kidney. Only two-percent of the population could make a potential match. His mother thinks Facebook could help them find the kidney they need.

03/01/2012

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FDA Clears Drug For Advanced Kidney Cancer

Patients with hard-to-treat kidney cancer that has spread to other parts of the body gained a new drug option Friday, after federal regulators approved a twice-a-day pill from Pfizer for the disease.

01/27/2012

Etta James in 2009. (credit: Rick Diamond/Getty Images)

Etta James, Legendary Blues Singer, Dies At 73

Etta James, the R&B singer whose enduring hits include “At Last” and “Tell Mama,” has died at the age of 73.

01/20/2012

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