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  1. The gift that changed one mother's Christmas: Sally-Anne Grainger and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Worcester News

    They started the year as strangers - but thanks to Wes donating his kidney to Sally-Anne they will be ending 2014 as friends. Wesley Joyce and Sally-Anne Grainger reflect on a whirlwind year since the mother-of-two first appealed for a kidney donor back in January Looking to the future: Sally-Anne Grainger can now enjoy Christmas with her daughters thanks to the generosity of Wesley Joyce.

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  2. Brave father given gift of life this Christmas thanks to lung transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    He needed oxygen 24 hours a day, leaving his wife Joanna and three children, Courtney, 16, Alan, 14, and Ellie, 13, praying a donor would be found. Mrs Wheeldon, 37, said: "Because of the illness, he would even struggle to talk and now he just won't stop talking about everything.

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  3. Health Beat: New treatment for lung diseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | WFMZ-TV Allentown

    "It's when I get up and start walking around or going someplace or doing something, then the breathing takes its toll," Krabill said. Krabill has idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, or IPF.

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  4. People with faith in central San Joaquin Valley inspired others in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

    Before we ring in 2015, let’s look back at some central San Joaquin Valley people with faith who served as inspiration to others in 2014. She hiked to the top of Half Dome on July 6, nearly a year after she had a double-lung transplant because of her cystic fibrosis.

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  5. Double lung transplat patient celebrates thrid rebirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLKY-TV Louisville

    Y'S MARISSA ALTER SAT DOWN WITH JULIE TO SEE HOW SHE'S DOING TODAY... MARISSA? COLIN.. EVERY TIME WE CATCH UP WITH THE ICES..

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  6. Double lung transplant patient celebrates third rebirthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | WLKY-TV Louisville

    But the one in December is especially emotional. It marks the day she received a life-saving double lung transplant.

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  7. Young mother needs double lung transplant to surviveRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Covington Leader

    "I want my mommy to be better," the six-year-old says with a shy smile as she takes a break from writing in her notebook. "And that's what she tells everyone," her grandmother Renee Clements adds.

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  8. The gift that changed one mother's Christmas: Sally-Anne Grainger and ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Worcester News

    They started the year as strangers - but thanks to Wes donating his kidney to Sally-Anne they will be ending 2014 as friends. Wesley Joyce and Sally-Anne Grainger reflect on a whirlwind year since the mother-of-two first appealed for a kidney donor back in January Looking to the future: Sally-Anne Grainger can now enjoy Christmas with her daughters thanks to the generosity of Wesley Joyce.

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  9. Car smoking ban applaudedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Swindon Advertiser

    SMOKER waiting for a double-lung transplant has welcomed the news that smoking in cars with children will be banned in the new year. Rachel McFarlane, the manager of outsourced accounts at Morris Owen, in Old Town , said the proposals to ban smoking in cars carrying people under 18 would reduce the risks of passive smoking.

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  10. 'With every breath I take'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Pleasanton Weekly

    Tri-Valley native Clare Dowling is set to ride on the Donate Life California float at the Rose Parade in Pasadena on New Year's Day. Clare Dowling, a Tri-Valley native and dual-lung transplant recipient, is set to appear in the 126th annual Rose Parade on New Year's Day in Pasadena, standing as a symbol of the lives that can be saved by organ donation.

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  11. Dollingstown girl's vision for a school in Africa has been inspirationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Lurgan Today

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Attending the Charlene s Project Festive Fry were : Gary Kennedy MBE, former principal of Waringstown Primary School, Dr Richard Barr, Jo-Anne Dobson MLA and Dave Barr.

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  12. Gift of life for double lung transplant mum-of-two who thought Christmas 2013 would be her lastRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    A Radcliffe churchgoer has an extra special reason to look forward to Christmas Day tomorrow - because she thought she would not be alive to enjoy it. Joyce Herdson, of Irwell Street, underwent a lifesaving double lung transplant operation lasting 13 hours which has given her a new lease of life.

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  13. a Gift of life': Vestaburg mom celebrating donor lungs this ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    VESTABURG, Mich., - This Christmas, Jamie Purchase has a lot to celebrate. She's got a loving husband and a healthy 10-year-old son.

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  14. Actor Charles Michael Duke is determined cystic fibrosis won't stop himRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Daily Echo

    The 19-year-old actor from the New Forest is determined not to let his disability get in the way. Now he is planning to use his talents to raise awareness of the life limiting condition he suffers from by busking his way around the UK.

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  15. Hayley's Hugs: Cancer-suffering teenager's legacy lives on in charityRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Blackburn Citizen

    THE family of a cancer-suffering teenager who died from an infection after undergoing a 10-hour double lung transplant have launched a charity in her memory. Hayley's Hugs was set up this year after Padiham 17-year-old Hayley Barker, a former pupil of St John the Baptist RC School, died last August.

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  16. Rubber ducks stuffed with cash sent around the world by Little Yellow Duck ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Daily Mail

    Thousands of rubber ducks stuffed with cash are sent around the world thanks to mother who wanted to spread 'goodwill' after death of her daughter from cystic fibrosis A mystery donor responsible for thousands of rubber ducks found with cash strapped to them across the world has been revealed - as a charity started by a British mum. More than 2,300 of the yellow bath toys have popped across the globe in 56 countries including Nigeria, Australia, Peru, Japan and India.

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  17. To Lapland, thanks to life-saving transplantRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Bucks Herald

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A mum who has had a life-saving double lung transplant is celebrating by taking her daughter to Lapland to see Father Christmas.

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  18. After lung transplantation, CF patients require close monitoring for resistance to ganciclovirRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Medical News Today

    A drug called ganciclovir is given to lung transplant patients to protect against a life-threatening virus that is common after transplantation. Ganciclovir reduces mortality due to the virus from 34 percent to between 3 and 6 percent.

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  19. AllMed Webinar Provides Insight Into the Latest Trends in Managing Risk With LVAD ImplantationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | PRWeb

    The shortage of appropriate donor organs and the expanding pool of patients waiting for heart transplantation have led to growing interest in alternative strategies, particularly in mechanical circulatory support Although studies have clearly shown that Left Ventricular Assist Devices can significantly improve quality of life for patients, there are substantial risks and complications associated with these devices. During a recent AllMed webinar, Dr. Roger Osborn, cardiologist, discussed issues related to LVAD implantation, including risk management and patient safety.

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  20. Pitt Team Discovers New Mechanism that Helps Explain Why Older Patients Develop Lung FibrosisRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | PressReleasePoint

    When researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine took a closer look at certain cells from the scarred lungs of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis , they were surprised by what they saw: many misshapen, bloated mitochondria. The unexpected observation led them to conduct a study, published online today, that will be featured on the cover of the February issue of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, that could for the first time help explain why the risk of developing the deadly lung disease increases with age.

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