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rabies

Md. Recommends Better Screening Of Organ Donors

Maryland health officials are recommending enhanced screening of potential organ donors in response to a rare case in which a patient died of rabies after receiving a kidney from an infected donor.

10/26/2013

teresa

Funeral Held For 6-Year-Old Girl Who Died Awaiting 2nd Heart Transplant

A six-year-old awaiting a second heart transplant dies before the life-saving surgery. This weekend, family and friends said goodbye to the little girl.

07/06/2013

Teresa

Family Calls Girl Who Died Awaiting 2nd Heart Transplant ‘A Miracle’

A Catonsville community is remembering a 6-year-old girl who died after her body rejected a heart transplant.

07/02/2013

teresa

Church Prays For Miracle As 6-Year-Old Girl Rejects Donor Heart

A six-year-old girl is fighting for her life after her body rejected a donor’s heart. Now her family’s church is praying for a miracle this weekend.

06/30/2013

rabies

CDC: Rabies No Longer Threat To 3 Organ Recipients

Federal public health officials say three people who received organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 are no longer in danger of coming down with the deadly disease.

04/02/2013

Duquettes

Baltimore Broadcaster Gives His Daughter The Ultimate Gift

Many people know former Orioles executive Jim Duquette, who now broadcasts on WJZ-FM The Fan. But few know the pain his family has lived with for years. Like so many others in this country, Duquette’s little girl needed a kidney transplant to live.

11/05/2012

Gene Cassidy

Officer Blinded On Duty 25 Years Ago Calls On Fellow Cops For Liver Transplant

A Baltimore City police officer shot in the line of duty 25 years ago finds himself in another battle to survive. And just like before, the University of Maryland Medical Center and his fellow officers do everything to keep him alive.

09/14/2012

olivia strama

5-Year-Old Carney Girl To Compete In Games For Organ Transplant Recipients

Right now, more than 113,000 people are waiting for organ transplants. A little over 28,000 will get them.

07/26/2012

surgery

Johns Hopkins Doctor Teams Up With Facebook To Encourage Organ Donations

Demand for organs is surging in Maryland and across the country. Now, Facebook is connecting donors with patients who desperately need transplants. The concept was born right here in Baltimore.

05/02/2012

surgery

Md. Nonprofit Encourages People To Donate Organs & Save Lives

People around the country, including those in Maryland, are waiting for transplants. A local group is rallying to help those in need by getting them the gift of life.

03/30/2012

Tom Brady Mentor

Tom Brady’s Mentor Died While Waiting For Kidney Transplant

After making a public plea to save his friend’s life, quarterback Tom Brady’s mentor died Tuesday while awaiting a kidney transplant through Johns Hopkins Hospital’s transplant program.

02/22/2012

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Organ Donor’s Family Honored At Rose Bowl

On average, 120 people who die in accidents are able to donate their organs to others.

12/17/2011

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