Kidney Donors, Recipients Meet For First Time Six people who recently gave six others the gift of life, through kidney transplants at Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Wednesday met the donors who made it possible.
Oak Forest Woman Loses Son, But Gains LifeRose Perry’s 24-year-old son, Ronald, died on May 16, after suffering a stroke, but it turned out he was the perfect kidney donor for his mother, who was suffering kidney failure.
Man Facing Deportation Allowed To Stay To Donate Kidney To SisterThe pleas of a 23-year-old Chicago woman in need of a kidney have been answered, reports WBBM's Mike Krauser.
Man Facing Deportation Might Get To Stay To Give Kidney To Sick SisterJazmin Longoria-Lara looked exhausted Wednesday as she stood in front of the Lincoln United Methodist Church in Pilsen, hoping U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials would hear her pleas for help. Jazmin has been on dialysis three times a week for four years, and needs a kidney transplant.
In Need Of New Kidney, Woman Tries To Stop Brother's DeportationA 23-year-old Chicago woman in need of a life-saving kidney transplant was asking an immigration judge to spare her brother from deportation, because he might be her last hope.
Organ Transplant Changes Reduce Wait Times For Kidney PatientsThe number of people waiting for an organ transplant continues to grow, with currently more than 120,000 people on the waiting for an organ transplant, and more people are added to the list each year.
Super Sunday Surprise For Hammond Woman: A New KidneyA 40-year-old Hammond woman got good news and bad news on Super Bowl Sunday; and the good news more than made up for the bad.
Chicago Teen Donates Kidney To Stranger To Save MomA Chicago teen who was unable to give his mother a kidney is giving one to a stranger, so that his mother can get a transplant from another donor.
Elgin Man Waiting For 4th Kidney Transplant In 30 YearsAn Elgin man whose immune system has led to rejection after rejection after rejection of donor kidneys is about to go under the knife again, and this time, his doctor says, is going to be different.
Grandfather Getting New Kidney Thanks To Stranger's Response To BillboardA South Bend man is getting the new kidney he needs, thanks an unusual idea from his family, and the generosity of a stranger.
Organ Donation Program Coordinator Hopes For Long Shot For Kidney