President Trump signs executive order to overhaul kidney care

U.S. 07/15/19, 08:07

President J. Donald Trump on Wednesday signed an executive order allowing the U.S. government to revamp the country’s care for kidney disease. The endeavor would allow more Americans with kidney failure the opportunity for home dialysis and early transplants. Speaking at the event in Washington, D.C., President Trump assured the American ...

US begins organ transplants from living donors who have HIV

U.S. 03/28/19, 08:06

Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for patients with the AIDS virus who need a new organ. If other donors with HIV come forward, it could free up space on the transplant waiting list ...

Life-and-death situation creates bond in DeForest-Waunakee football rivalry

Football 11/02/18, 20:36

Waunakee senior offensive tackle Nathan Miller made his way through the customary handshake line after the regular-season football victory over Badger North Conference rival DeForest in September.But this time was different, and ultimately became extremely meaningful when DeForest defensive line coach Mark Olson asked to speak with Miller after the ...

Wisconsin woman gets kidney transplant

Health 10/13/18, 01:12

When Nicole Braatz met Paul Osterholm in 2001, she had no idea that more than 15 years later, he would be saving her life through a kidney donation.Hired to run Marian University's Common Grounds when it opened, Osterholm, of Pipe, met Braatz, of Waupun, when she was commissioned by then-president ...

Tina Turner reveals husband gave her kidney for transplant

Entertainment 10/06/18, 04:34

Tina Turner has revealed that she underwent a kidney transplant with an organ donated by her husband.The 78-year-old singer says in an upcoming autobiography that she has suffered from kidney disease, and by 2016 her kidneys were at "20 percent and plunging rapidly."She says her husband, Erwin Bach, "shocked me ...

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