US begins organ transplants from living donors who have HIV

WASHINGTON (AP) — 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 ne...

Sixth firefighter dies in hospital, one week after factory fire in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the April 28 fire in Taoyuan, Taiwan that took the lives of five firefighters and two migrant workers, a sixth fireman, who was rescued from the blaze, died due ...

Hockey bus crash victims include respected coach, captain

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — A junior hockey team was en route to a crucial playoff game Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock waves through a s...

Hockey bus crash victims include respected coach, captain

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — Junior hockey players and others were en route to a crucial playoff game on Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock w...

Dutch OK law: Everyone is organ donor unless they opt out

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch senators have approved a new law that makes everybody a potential organ donor unless they decide to opt out of the system. The new system narrowly...

AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one tha...

AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one tha...

Fallen Heroes to be Honored on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade®

WHITTIER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--Fallen California law enforcement heroes will be honored in a special way in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade®. Today families of fallen officers at...

Fallen Heroes to be Honored on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade®

WHITTIER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--Fallen California law enforcement heroes will be honored in a special way in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade®. Today families of fallen officers at...

Fallen Heroes to be Honored on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade®

WHITTIER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--Fallen California law enforcement heroes will be honored in a special way in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade®. Today families of fallen officers at...

October Saw a Record Number of Organ Transplants at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2016--Sixteen children at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford received life-saving organ transplants in October, setting a record for the most transp...

Indiana Woman Undergoes Double Hand Transplant at Jewish Hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 19, 2016--A Jeffersonville, Ind. woman has become the first female hand transplant recipient in Kentucky and the tenth patient to receive a hand transplant from t...