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A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever — it won’t be the last

A drone is flown for recreational purposes in Syosset, New York. Bruce Bennett | Getty Images Talk about a special delivery. In the wee hours of April 19, a custom-made drone roughly the size of a washing machine lifted off from a neighborhood in southwestern Baltimore and whisked a human kidney to a nearby hospital,… Read More »

Dialysis nurse donates her own KIDNEY to a poorly stranger in desperate need of a transplant 

Dialysis nurse donates her own KIDNEY to a poorly stranger in desperate need of a transplant Rachel Cox, 48, has worked on a renal unit in Ayrshire, Scotland, for years The nurse and mother-of-two was aware of the risks of a life with one kidney Donating a kidney can lead to infections, blood clots and… Read More »