Kidney

Jody Miranda (left), Teri Lineker (center) work side-by-side at John Muir Medical Center in Walnut Creek. (CBS)

Walnut Creek Woman Set For Life-Saving Kidney Donation From Longtime Friend, Co-Worker

A Walnut Creek woman who learned she had the same kidney disease that killed her grandfather, mother and uncle is getting a live-saving transplant from someone near to her, literally and figuratively.

10/15/2014

Bill Millard (left), who is suffering from kidney failure, is receiving a kidney from Janice McKinnon (right). McKinnon's son received a donated pancreas from Millard's son after his death in 2005. (CBS)

Man Who Donated Son’s Organs Now Needs Transplant, Mother Of Recipient Is A Match

A man who donated his deceased son’s organs years ago is getting paid back in kind from the mother of the transplant recipient who benefited from the organ donation.

07/10/2014

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Easter Warning For Cat Owners, Extreme Poisoning Danger From Lilies

Lily plants may be popular at Easter, but the leaves, flowers, even the pollen can lead to multiple organ failure and imminent death for cats. There are two main varieties that are most dangerous.

04/16/2014

Former SF Morning Show Host Donates Kidney To Co-Worker

Former SF Morning Show Host Donates Kidney To Co-Worker

Former Live 105 radio jock decided to step in and help one person waiting for a kidney. It was a teaching moment for him and his listeners…

11/21/2012

Groundbreaking Software Saving Lives By Connecting Kidney Donors, Patients

Kidney transplants are taking a quantum leap forward at one Bay Area hospital thanks to a new cloud-based computer program that matches donors with recipients. That new software is precisely how California Pacific Medical Center is suddenly performing simultaneous transplants involving eight to ten patients.

06/08/2012

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