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Arlington Couple Files Suit After Doctors Remove Wrong Kidney

He braced himself for terrible news when the doctor said, “I need to talk to you.” But never did an Arlington man imagine what he was about to hear. Glenn Hermes then learned that doctors had removed his health kidney and left the cancerous one inside.

CBSDFW.COM–06/12/2014

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Texas Man Says Surgeons Removed Wrong Kidney

A North Texas man is seeking more than $1 million in damages after he says surgeons mistakenly removed his healthy kidney instead of his cancerous one.

06/12/2014

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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

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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

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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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