| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:18 PM
For the first time in the six years since Victoria Chakwin was diagnosed with a deadly lung disease, the gown she wears won't be hospital issue.
The 18-year-old from Martinsburg, W.Va., will go to her senior prom Saturday night in a red-and-black...
| Sep 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease characterized by an abnormality in the glands that produce sweat and mucus. It is chronic, progressive, and is usually fatal. Due to improved treatments, people with CF, on...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 12:39 PM
The 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who received adult organs in a controversial double lung transplant surgery is awake and responsive, a family spokeswoman said.
Sarah Murnaghan was awake Friday evening and responding to “yes” or “no&...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who underwent a double lung transplant received a second set of lungs three days after the first set failed, her family said Friday.
In a Facebook update, Sarah Murnaghan’s mother said her daughter’s...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 4:36 PM
Ten Central Florida patients, including 24-year-old Brent Snyder, are breathing easier today thanks to lung transplants they received at Florida Hospital Orlando. The hospital’s new lung transplant program debuted six months ago, and completes the...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 12:09 PM
The critically ill 10-year-old Pennsylvania girl who was at the center of efforts to allow children younger than 12 to receive adult lungs was in surgery undergoing a transplant on Wednesday.
Sarah Murnaghan, who suffers from severe cystic fibrosis, was...
| Jun 8, 2013
| 3:03 PM
The news this week that a girl in Philadelphia received a special ruling from a judge to help her receive a lung transplant sounds good on the surface, but in reality it's troubling for everyone who may need a transplant.
The parents of 10-year-old...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 4:38 PM
California state Sen. Sharon Runner (R-Lancaster) is back on the lung transplant list after suffering some health setbacks....
| Jan 18, 2012
| 4:34 PM
In some ways, Greg White is like any other sports-loving 16-year-old, except the sophomore at Larkin High School in Elgin is in need of a …...
| Jan 24, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Soccer coaches, bowlers, teachers and friends came out last week to help raise more than $3,000 at Nick’s Pizza and Pub in Elgin for a …...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 4:39 PM
A month after announcing health problems that put her on a waiting list for a lung transplant, state Sen. Sharon Runner (R-Lancaster) said Wednesday she will not run for reelection this year....
| Mar 6, 2012
| 4:35 PM
Support c0ntinues to build for the family of a teen who needs a double lung transplant. “It’s overwhelming,” Melissa White said of the community support …...