Neighbor helps Arlington Heights boy in need of heart transplant – DailyHerald.com

By Christopher Placek An Arlington Heights man is organizing a fundraiser to help defray medical expenses for his neighbor, an 8-year-old boy in need of a heart transplant. David Kane is hoping area residents — especially bikers and country music fans — come out to City Limits Harley-Davidson in Palatine on July 26 to show … Continue reading “Neighbor helps Arlington Heights boy in need of heart transplant – DailyHerald.com”

2015 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Design Unveiled | Donate Life America

Posted on June 25, 2014 by cnews For Immediate Release 2015 DONATE LIFE FLOAT SHARES ‘THE NEVER-ENDING STORY’ OF ORGAN, EYE AND TISSUE DONATION WITH ROSE PARADE® AUDIENCE Books and Butterflies Dramatize How the Decision to Donate Endures by Saving, Healing and Transforming the Lives of Recipients Untitled LOS ANGELES, Calif. – June 17, 2014 … Continue reading “2015 Donate Life Rose Parade Float Design Unveiled | Donate Life America”

Donate Life America To Co-Produce “The Wish” With CME Films | Donate Life America

Posted on June 25, 2014 by cnews June 18, 2014 For Immediate Release DONATE LIFE AMERICA TO CO-PRODUCE THE WISH – A STORY OF HOPE, FAITH AND GENEROSITY – WITH CME FILMS RICHMOND, VA – As part of its commitment to increasing the number of lifesaving and healing transplants, Donate Life America is partnering with … Continue reading “Donate Life America To Co-Produce “The Wish” With CME Films | Donate Life America”

Pakistani boy undergoes successful kidney and liver transplant in Noida – The Hindu

Updated: June 25, 2014 02:07 IST Surgeons operated on him for 10 hours Doctors at the Fortis Hospital, Noida, have been able to save the life of a nine-year-old boy from Lahore, Amaar Asif, who was suffering from end-stage kidney and liver disease through a successful medical intervention. It required a battery of 10 surgeons, … Continue reading “Pakistani boy undergoes successful kidney and liver transplant in Noida – The Hindu”

2nd brother with congenital metabolic disease undergoes heart transplant at Schneider | JPost | Israel News

By JUDY SIEGEL-ITZKOVICH 06/24/2014 16:47 Successful surgery follows 4 years after his brother with the same metabolic disorder received a new heart as well. Brothers Rani with Dani, after transplant surgery Photo: SCHNEIDER CHILDREN’S MEDICAL CENTER A 13-year-old boy born with a genetic disease that weakens the cardiac muscle underwent a successful heart transplant last … Continue reading “2nd brother with congenital metabolic disease undergoes heart transplant at Schneider | JPost | Israel News”

Yukon girl in need of a kidney transplant | News OK

By Matt Patterson, Staff Writer • Modified: June 23, 2014 at 3:07 pm •  Published: June 23, 2014 YUKON — Tia Worsham is in a fight for her life, but the Yukon teen has no shortage of people in her corner. Worsham, 16, is currently awaiting a kidney transplant. She was diagnosed with severe chronic kidney … Continue reading “Yukon girl in need of a kidney transplant | News OK”

Lung transplants expanded for young children

Michael Winter and Hoai-Tran Bui, USA TODAY 11:44 p.m. EDT June 23, 2014 (Photo: Matt Rourke, AP) A year after a dying 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl received controversial adult-lung transplants, exceptions for certain children younger than 12 were made permanent Monday. The Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network, which manages the national waiting list and matches donors, … Continue reading “Lung transplants expanded for young children”

Jefferson toddler Jax Mariotti returns home after heart transplant | Online Athens

By ALLIE JACKSON updated Tuesday, June 24, 2014 – 12:50pm A Jefferson child who underwent a heart transplant on Father’s Day returned home Saturday and is doing well, according to posts on the boy’s Facebook page. Jax Mariotti, 1, received the new heart due to a malformed coronary artery that deoxygenated his blood. Jax’s parents, … Continue reading “Jefferson toddler Jax Mariotti returns home after heart transplant | Online Athens”

Teen needs heart transplant, help with cost | Albuquerque Journal News

By Argen Duncan / Rio Rancho Observer Staff Writer PUBLISHED: Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 12:27 am A young Rio Rancho woman needs a heart transplant to live a normal life, and a local group is raising money to help. Melissa Varney, 18, has obstructive hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a genetic disorder. Her adopted mother, Cathryn Varney, … Continue reading “Teen needs heart transplant, help with cost | Albuquerque Journal News”

Family reunited after heart transplant | Northwest Herald

By EMILY K. COLEMAN – ecoleman@shawmedia.com ALGONQUIN – Susan and Dave Bockman didn’t know if they would ever get this moment. Their 1-year-old daughter, Danielle, was home, smiling and laughing, being passed around from relative to relative, and except for the feeding tube, looking like a normal, perfectly healthy baby. Danielle Bockman spent about three months … Continue reading “Family reunited after heart transplant | Northwest Herald”