Stories tagged: kidney
FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
Live kidney donors are in high demand in Washington state
More than 1,600 people are waiting for a kidney donor in Washington. Live kidney donors are becoming more common but there are still not enough.
MONDAY, MARCH 6, 2017, 5 A.M.
A transplant-ethics fight for the mentally disabled
Paul Corby needs a new heart. On that there is no dispute. But Corby, who lives in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, is autistic, suffers from several psychological conditions and takes 19 medications. …
WEDNESDAY, FEB. 8, 2017, 12:32 P.M.
Oregon woman uses billboard to request kidney donation
An Oregon woman who needs a kidney transplant is trying to reach potential donors through a highway billboard. Roxanne Loomis, 64, a Eugene nurse, has been on the kidney donor …
TUESDAY, NOV. 1, 2016
Worth it? A faster transplant but a kidney with hepatitis C
A bold experiment is giving some patients a chance at cutting years off their wait for a kidney transplant if they agree to a drastic-sounding option – getting an organ …
SUNDAY, AUG. 28, 2016, 5:09 P.M.
Veteran receives kidney from Washington teen who died in ladder fall
A U.S. Army veteran said he’s incredibly grateful after receiving the kidney of a teenage Kitsap County girl who died after she fell off a ladder.
SATURDAY, SEPT. 29, 2012
Strangers no more
Thomas Silver never waffled. Never had a second thought – even as surgeons prepared to slice him open and remove one of his kidneys for donation to a complete stranger. …
SUNDAY, JAN. 17, 2010
More kidney dialysis clinics coming to Eastern Washington
Recent changes to state rules have prompted a rush to build new kidney dialysis clinics across Eastern Washington. One company will get the nod this spring to build another facility …