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.
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.
A Catonsville community is remembering a 6-year-old girl who died after her body rejected a heart transplant.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Right now, more than 113,000 people are waiting for organ transplants. A little over 28,000 will get them.
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.
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.
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.
On average, 120 people who die in accidents are able to donate their organs to others.