Two employees at the hospital have been placed on administrative leave in relation to the accidental transplant.
CHICAGO — Chance the Rapper tweeted a plea for help Thursday, telling his over 8 million followers that his aunt is in desperate need of a kidney. “My Auntie Toni is one of the strongest forces in my life, and she is in dire need of a #kidney,” the tweet said. The rapper said his family has exhausted […]
*Lamar Odom’s kidneys are failing and he may be in need of a transplant, according to TMZ. The website reported that most of the organs that failed after he was found unconscious in a Las Vegas brothel have are recovering, but his kidneys are still in poor shape. Odom is currently being treated at Cedars-Sinai […]
BEACHWOOD, OH (WOIO) – 17-year-old senior at Beachwood High School, Drake Smith, dreams of being an editor in television production, but the reality of that dream comes down to whether he gets a life-saving kidney transplant and how soon. Drake, when healthy enough, shoots and edits concerts and football games in his spare time. […]
ROCKY RIVER, OH (WOIO) – The Lutheran West High School girl’s basketball head coach Josh Campbell donated a kidney earlier this week to Lutheran West girl’s soccer head coach Jeff Bancroft. Bancroft called the school Thursday morning with the news that the transplanted kidney has started to work. He will be in the hospital […]
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Mike and Trina swear by their coffee. He enjoys a “saturated” blend, which is “on the cold side”; she prefers a fine espresso grind that is “warm and thicker.” The St. Petersburg, Fla., couple refuses to drink the caffeinated beverage, which they say is bad for their health. Instead, they use […]
A Long Island woman claims she was fired after donating a kidney for her boss. Last August, according to papers filed with the New York State Division of Human Rights, Deborah Stevens was working as an assistant to an executive at the Atlantic Automotive Group, which owns and operates car dealerships on Long Island. Her […]
A Philadelphia mother ready to return to work after giving her son a kidney finds out she doesn’t have a job to return to. Claudia Rendon didn’t hesitate when her son needed one of her kidneys. But she didn’t think she’d have to choose between her child and her job. She needed a leave of […]