| Jun 7, 2012
Two New Orleans area teenagers have been given a second chance at life.
Both had been waiting on life-saving organ transplants, and they got them this week just moments apart.
The 610 stompers are doing what they do best; busting moves and putting...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:32 AM
Kidneys are not usually a trending topic on Twitter, but on Wednesday, IU Health is trying to change that.
Hospital staff will live tweet from inside an operating room, as one Indiana man gets a kidney from his good friend.
Caleb Johnson from Merom,...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 6:09 PM
It was an historic day for IU Health as one group of doctors live tweeted while another group doctors saved performed a kidney transplant.
The kidney went from 33-year-old Colin Newton to his buddy, 31-year-old Caleb Johnson.
Johnson has been on...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 5:59 PM
When Yolanda Medina, a Bronx mother of three children, bled to death on May 23rd at Montefiore Medical Center—because her aorta was cut during organ donation surgery—her passing left her brother, a kidney patient, bereft. “I am...
| Jun 17, 2012
| 7:20 PM
ST. JOSEPH -- Imagine being a teacher with a student whose father is extremely ill. What would you do to help? Well one local teacher has decided to ride his bike across the country.
The student's name is Brady Adams, his father, Barry Adams, is...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
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| Jul 4, 2012
| 2:57 PM
Over the years, 41 year-old John Williamson has seen his cousin, Andy Williamson, only a handful of times.
Their fathers are brothers and grew up in Scotland; John’s father moving to Canada and John eventually ended up in Grand Rapids. Andy, now...
| Sep 14, 2012
| 2:50 PM
A man is dead and his family thinks the non-profit bus service RADAR that transports the disabled is responsible after an incident last Friday in Roanoke near Valley View Mall.
His family says Timothy Washington was feeling fine when he got on the...
| Sep 29, 2012
| 9:21 AM
Nearly 400-thousand Americans rely on dialysis to keep them alive.
Saturday morning, some of those local folks -and the people who love them- gathered in downtown Roanoke for the annual Kidney Walk.
The walk raises awareness for the prevention of kidney...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 9:01 AM
A group of investors, including Roanoke Development Consultant Brian Wishneff, has agreed to purchase the former Giles Memorial Hospital in Pearisburg. The property currently houses a dialysis clinic, and the new owners envision a health campus that...
| May 22, 2012
| 3:33 PM
Tuesday, jurors got to hear from Terry Sturgis – in his own words – for the first time during his murder trial. Prosecuting attorneys played more than two hours of a very long interrogation with Sturgis that began about three hours after...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 1:45 PM
A Greenwood woman said she had almost given up hope, when she received a life-changing phone call.
Julie Miranda needed a kidney and pancreas transplant, but it felt like she had been waiting forever. She said with one phone call, her prayers were...