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10 hrs ago | Canada.com

David Foster flies into WestJet campus to promote upcoming star-studded fundraiser

Renowned musician and music producer David Foster talked about his career and played some of the many hits he has written and produced over his career during a noon hour event at WestJet to promote a benefit gala for the David Foster Foundation on September 27th in the WestJet hanger.

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Related Topix: Non-Profit, North America, Canada, World News, Health

21 hrs ago | The Post-Standard

'Tin Man Benefit' will help Camillus man awaiting heart transplant

A fundraiser benefit for Ron Fontana, a Camillus man awaiting a heart transplant, will be held 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept.

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Related Topix: Camillus, NY, Health, Liverpool, NY, Rochester, NY

Yesterday | Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Medical Device Accessory Carrier

As with any pump, the heart can become clogged and wear out over time. When wear and damage to the heart become sufficiently serious, the owner of the heart is said to have suffered severe heart failure.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Health

Wed Aug 27, 2014

GlobalNews

Baby Logan all smiles at B.C. Children's Hospital after heart transplant

ABOVE: A Prince George boy, who spent months being kept alive by a Berlin Heart, receives a transplant.

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Related Topix: Health, Canada, Family, Kids

GlobeNewswire

CareDx, Inc. Reports Second Quarter 2014 Financial Results

CareDx, Inc. a molecular diagnostics company focused on the development and commercialization of clinically differentiated, high value, non-invasive surveillance solutions for transplant recipients today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Health, Kidney Cancer

Tribune/The Tribune Advertiser

Bikers for Kids helping families

Although the anthem for some motorcycle enthusiasts may be Steppenwolf's "Born to Be Wild," the anthem for a local charity, Bikers for Kids Inc., could be "Born for the Child."

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Related Topix: Family, Kids, Mount Airy, NC, Health

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Independent.ie

'Father Ted' star's drink warning

Caroline Morahan pictured with John Healy and Actor Frank Kelly, pictured at the Bath Pub on Bath Avenue, for the launch of the Irish Heart Foundation 'Say When Sooner campaign' to alcolol to help prevent heart or stroke problems .

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Related Topix: Health

KHOU-TV Houston

Rylan's...

KHOU 11 Blood Drive: Rylan's story KHOU 11 Blood Drive: Rylan's story Check out this story on KHOU.com: http://www.khou.com/story/news/health/2014/08/26/khou-11-blood-drive-rylans-story/14652213/ HOUSTON -- When you wait 894 days for a heart transplant and also owe your survival to several blood transfusions, you become a willing ambassador for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Health

KXVO

Inc. Magazine Ranks SynCardia Systems in Top 3rd in its 2014 Inc. 5000 List

The Tucson company manufactures the Total Artificial Heart, the world's only approved device that eliminates the source of end-stage biventricular failure, and the Freedom portable driver.

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Related Topix: Health

Sys-Con Media

Inc. Magazine Ranks SynCardia Systems in Top 3rd in its 2014 Inc. 5000 List

"It has become the standard of care for patients dying from end-stage biventricular heart failure."

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Related Topix: Health

The Advocate

Larose teen gets heart transplant, tests it by meeting Timberlake

A Larose teen got a heart transplant and then, thanks to Kids Wish Network, a Florida nonprofit, met heartthrob Justin Timberlake and attended his concert in New Orleans.

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Related Topix: Health, New Orleans, LA

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Switched

Pregnancy Time-Lapse Video Shows Parents' Strength Even When Life Throws A Curveball

When newlyweds Rob and Erin Marshall discovered that they were expecting their first child, they decided to make a time-lapse video of one-second clips from each day leading up to the birth.

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Related Topix: Health

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Alabama Live

'Out to save the world': UAB heart doctor researched diseases

When there was trouble with a heart transplant, Dr. Jim Caulfield knew why. UAB Hospital would call him in to study the heart tissue and determine if the patient was rejecting the transplant.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Health, Heart Disease, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Hospital Administration, Healthcare Industry

Sat Aug 23, 2014

The Star Online

Her new heart and lungs

Katie Grace Groebner celebrated a belated 12th birthday party with her mother, Kathy, and a group of friends less than two months after a heart and lung transplant.

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Related Topix: Kidney Cancer, Health

Vail Daily News

Margaret Brammer, Shaw Regional Cancer Center's social worker, with a camper at Roundup River Ranch.

Margaret Brammer makes daily positive impacts on the lives of cancer patients and their families as Shaw Regional Cancer Center's social worker, yet she jumped at the opportunity to participate in Vail Valley Medical Center's new Corporate Volunteer Program.

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Related Topix: Vail, CO, Health

MobyGames

New Game: Surgeon Simulator 2013

Surgeon Simulator 2013 is a short game made for a 2013 Global Game Jam. The player is a surgeon who needs to operate on a patient to perform a heart transplant.

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Related Topix: Surgeon Simulator 2013, Bossa Studios, Video Games, Health

Chronicle Live

North East hospitals told to cut parking charges to help patients' families

Jim Richardson received a A 70 parking fine at South Tyneside Hospital after he was 15 minutes late out due to a appointment delay Government ministers said relatives of patients who were seriously ill or have to stay in hospital for a long time should be given free parking or reduced charges.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, United Kingdom, World News, Health

Hartlepool Mail

GCSE joy for heart op boy who was on verge of dying

A HEART transplant survivor who was on the verge of death just three years ago has overcome the odds to get a string of GCSEs.

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Related Topix: Health

Fri Aug 22, 2014

York Press

York mum wins medals at the transplant games

Wendy Lingham, 35, from Clifton , was given only weeks to live and had even begun to plan for her own funeral due to suffering serious heart failure.

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Related Topix: Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Chronicle Live

Cramlington transplant girl makes it to the final of a global competition

Heart-swap schoolgirl Rachel Hooley has made it to the final of an international competition for her support of organ donation Inspirational heart transplant girl Rachel Hooley has made it to the final of a global competition for her support of organ donation.

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Related Topix: Tyne and Wear County, England, World News, United Kingdom, Northumberland County, England, Health

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