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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 »

Historic triple transplant forges forever bond between two recipients

Sarah McPharlin and Daru Smith underwent back-to-back heart, liver and kidney transplants at the University of Chicago Medical Center last month.. (University of Chicago Medical Center) Two strangers have become inextricably linked after undergoing back-to-back heart, liver and kidney transplants last month at the University of Chicago Medical Center, the Detroit News reports. Sarah McPharlin… Read More »