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Stories with subject: Organ transplants
  • Bristol-Myers wins approval for 1st hepatitis C type 3 drug 
    Updated: Jul-24-15 6:02 pm

    TRENTON, New Jersey - An experimental drug for one of the hardest-to-treat types of hepatitis C has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration, adding to the surge of new options - all much more effective but extremely costly - for patients with the liver-destroying virus.

  • Family receives gift of life after daughter's tragic death 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 6:16 am

    LOUISVILLE, Kentucky - Days after a 12-year-old Louisville girl drowned in a swimming pool, the family of the deceased girl has been able to donate the girl's organs to possibly save the life of another family member.

  • California law backs organ transplants for medical pot users 
    Updated: Jul-06-15 4:10 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation that will prevent doctors and hospitals from denying organ transplants to medical marijuana users just because of their pot use.