| Feb 26, 2010
| 7:53 PM
LOS ANGELES- Cheryl Shuman is an activist and a survivor who's staring down her own mortality.
It has truly been a difficult road for the medical marijuana user.
Before she began her work to reform marijuana laws, Cheryl was known as the 'Optician to...
| Apr 14, 2011
| 6:09 PM
Darren Conrad still might be waiting for a liver transplant — waiting to play ice hockey again, waiting to attend his son's baseball games — if he didn't live on Brown Lane in Plainfield.
Neighbors in his subdivision had always assisted...
| Jul 24, 2010
| 8:59 AM
It began with a bold plan to build more than 700 homes on two old golf courses, making millions for the developers and boosting the tax coffers for Tamarac, a city that hadn't seen such a big proposal in years.
Now the father-and-son team of homebuilders...
| Aug 18, 2010
The World Children's Transplant Fund hosted a fundraising dinner on Aug. 11 in Pasadena's Café Santorini Rococo Room to welcome and honor Dr. Gegham Poghosyan, general surgeon, and Dr. David Dallakyan, pediatric surgeon. Both pediatricians are visiting...
| Sep 10, 2010
Asian Americans are known to have disproportionate numbers of liver cancers because of the high incidence of hepatitis B in that population, but new data indicate that Laotian Americans and Hmong Americans have even higher numbers and are more than...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 8:05 PM
Epidemics of hepatitis C, obesity and alcoholism are fueling the need for liver transplants, with over 16,000 Americans waiting for one. But the chances of actually getting a transplant are worse in some parts of the country than others.
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| Oct 15, 2010
| 1:43 PM
LOS ANGELES -- A baby whose struggle for life was featured on KTLA has received a successful liver transplant thanks thousands of dollars in donations. However, once again Baby Daniel is in need of financial help.
In July, KTLA told the story of Daniel...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 8:37 PM
A nurse from the University of Kansas Hospital will be throwing out the first pitch on Saturday evening before the Royals-Cubs game, but it's because of her remarkable past as a patient.
Kris Brees received a new liver 21 years ago after a long-term...
| Jul 11, 2011
Jenny Carillo is like a growing number of young American's--she's 23 and was diagnosed with fatty liver disease when she was 19.
"I guess it's how you're parents teach you to eat," Jenny said. "I guess I always ate what my dad ate."
Dr. Shahid Aziz is...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 3:14 PM
SAN DIEGO - Two men’s lives were saved from one donated liver after doctors at UCSD Medical Center performed a first-of-its-kind surgical procedure in June, hospital officials announced Wednesday.
According to UCSD Health Sciences, the donated...
| Dec 11, 2011
| 8:25 AM
The story of Michelle Orive on Living Healthy Chicago conveys her survival through major complications caused by acute fatty liver of pregnancy, (AFLP) including a liver transplant.
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