• Surgical Robot Helps Transplant Kidney From Woman To Her Mother

    (WBZ) — Gloucester grandmother Nettie Williams helped get her grandchildren ready to go out for dinner Thursday night, to celebrate her 54th birthday. “You just wouldn’t think that I’ve just had a kidney transplant,” she said with a big smile. She did, though, ending two years of kidney failure and dialysis caused by diabetes – with […]

  • David Koch, billionaire businessman and influential donor, dies

    Conservative billionaire David Koch, who became a household name through the policy and political empire he created with his older brother, Charles, has died. He was 79. Charles Koch, the CEO of the family’s industrial conglomerate Koch Industries, announced the death Friday. “It is with a heavy heart that I announce the passing of my brother David. […]

  • UPDATE: Hero Deputy and Lifesaving Kidney Transplant

    Loma Linda, CA Doctors at Loma Linda University Children’s Hospital are monitoring two special patients after a kidney transplant operation they completed on July 31, 2017. And they are praising the gift Riverside County Sheriff’s Deputy Alicia Lopez gave to her former colleague’s three-year-old son. Angelina Caslteberry has been cradling her son Matthew trying to comfort his post […]

  • Palm Desert Sheriff’s Deputy to Donate Kidney to Former Colleague’s Son

    Palm Desert, CA A Palm Desert sheriff’s deputy will donate a kidney to a former colleague’s 3-year-old son, a sheriff’s spokesman said Thursday. Former deputy Angelina Castleberry resigned from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department to care for her son Matthew, who was diagnosed in utero with posterior urethral valves. The condition, a developmental abnormality in […]

  • City Of Indio Raises Awareness For Need Of Organ Donors

    Indio, CA The city of Indio is inspiring organ and tissue donor registrations by proclaiming the month of April as "Donate Life Month." Across the country 122,000 people are waiting for to receive an organ. "We’re talking about people that are on their death beds, that are going to die without that transplant. You can make […]

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