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After Transplant, Md. Woman Finds Chance At Life

Sweat beaded on Debra Long’s brow and dripped down her face. She clutched her red Gatorade bottle, stepping out of the 90-degree heat and into the air-conditioned lobby of a building on the campus of St. John Catholic Church.

07/20/2014

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Donations Pouring In To Help Little Girl Waiting To Get A Heart Transplant

In North America, about 100 times a year, a heart is transplanted into a child four and younger. Now, a little girl from Baltimore is waiting for her chance.

01/02/2014

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See New Photo: Face Transplant Patient Celebrates Life In Public

His story is both tragic and amazing. A Virginia man who had a face transplant in Baltimore has a new outlook on life.

06/28/2013

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6-Year-Old Fighting For Her Life After New Heart Stops Beating

A Catonsville family is praying for a miracle. Their daughter, who just received her second heart transplant, is on life support.

06/19/2013

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CDC Probes Mystery Of Rabies Transplant Survivors

The federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to understand why three of the four people who got organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 didn’t develop the disease, the agency’s top rabies expert said Wednesday.

04/03/2013

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23 Urged To Get Rabies Shot After Transplant Death

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says at least 23 people have been urged to get rabies shots following the disclosure that four patients received organs from an infected donor.

03/20/2013

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N.C. Airman At Center Of Rabies Case Was Outdoorsman

A North Carolina woman said Monday that her child’s father is the Air Force aviation mechanic whose rabies-infected organs were transplanted into other recipients, including a Maryland man who died.

03/18/2013

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High-Tech Transplant Procedure For Hair Loss

Two-thirds of American men experience hair loss by age 35.

02/04/2013

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Soldier Who Lost 4 Limbs Has Double-Arm Transplant At Hopkins

The first soldier to survive after losing all four limbs in the Iraq war has received a double-arm transplant.

01/28/2013

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Carney Girl Wins 4 Medals At Special Games For Transplant Recipients

With more than 100,000 people waiting for organ transplants each year and only 30,000 getting them, the survivors and donor families find every opportunity they can to celebrate life.

08/02/2012

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Md. Hospital’s Memorial Honors Organ Donors

The Prince George’s Hospital Center is honoring more than 50 people whose organs were donated after they died with a new memorial.

06/04/2012

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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

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