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Spring Hill lung transplant patient fighting for insurance reimbursement

SPRING HILL, Fla. (WFLA) – Ed York turned to Better Call Behnken for help after he and his wife said their insurance company suddenly stopped reimbursing them for travel expenses. They have documentation to prove that the coverage has not changed but say they get the runaround about the getting reimbursed. Tampa arson case involving […]

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Technology

Thousands of lives depend on a transplant network in need of ‘vast restructuring’

Comment on this story Comment The system for getting donated kidneys, livers and hearts to desperately ill patients relies on out-of-date technology that has crashed for hours at a time and has never been audited by federal officials for security weaknesses or other serious flaws, according to a confidential government review obtained by The Washington […]

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Sports

Parade kicks off 2022 Donate Life Transplant Games in San Diego

The parade was live streamed across all CBS 8 digital platforms on July 30. SAN DIEGO — CBS 8 is proud to partner with the Transplant Games of America and live stream the parade, hosted by CBS 8’s Evan Noorani, in an effort to bring more awareness to the importance of organ, tissue and corneal […]

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Sports

2022 Donate Life Transplant games kick-off parade in San Diego

The parade was live streamed across all CBS 8 digital platforms on July 30. SAN DIEGO — CBS 8 is proud to partner with the Transplant Games of America and live stream the parade, hosted by CBS 8’s Evan Noorani, in an effort to bring more awareness to the importance of organ, tissue and corneal […]

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Sports

WATCH LIVE | 2022 Donate Life Transplant games parade

For those who wish to share in the experience remotely, the parade is being live streamed across all CBS 8 digital platforms, including this page. SAN DIEGO — CBS 8 is proud to partner with the Transplant Games of America and live stream the parade, hosted by CBS 8’s Evan Noorani, in an effort to […]

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Sports

2022 Donate Life Transplant games | Watch the kickoff parade live Saturday at 9 a.m.

San Diego is proud to host the 2022 Donate Life Transplant games. CBS 8 will live stream the kickoff parade on Saturday at 9 a.m. SAN DIEGO — The city of San Diego has been selected to host the 2022 Donate Life Transplant Games running July 29 through August 3. The Transplant Games of America […]

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Sports

Tennis helped this Houston woman recover after her heart transplant. Now she’s going for the gold.

Venola Jolley is packing her bags and preparing to head to California to compete in the Transplant Games of America. “I can’t wait to get to San Diego,” the Missouri City resident said. “I’ve got my ticket already.” Hosted every two years, the competition, produced by the Transplant Life Foundation, provides an opportunity for donor […]

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Sports

San Diego to host the 2022 Donate Life Transplant games

The city San Diego is proud to announce the 2022 Donate Life Transplant games. SAN DIEGO — The city of San Diego has been selected to host the 2022 Donate Life Transplant Games starting July 29 through August 3. The Transplant Games of America Parade, sponsored by Rady Children’s Hospital, is set to start Saturday, […]

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Canada

This Ontario cornea transplant patient wants you to register to be an organ donor | CBC News

Less than a month after being told she had pink eye, Madison Freeman had no idea she could partially lose her vision — but thanks to a cornea transplant, her nightmare story is coming to an end. And the experience has prompted her to encourage others to sign up as organ donors. “Being able to hopefully inspire people […]

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Science

Two More Gene-Edited Pig Hearts Were Just Successfully Transplanted Into Humans

Two genetically modified pig hearts were just successfully transplanted into humans, in what is the second major move forward for pig-human heart xenotransplantation this year.    “It was one of the most incredible things, to see a pig heart pounding away and beating inside a human chest,” Dr. Robert Montgomery, director of NYU Langone Transplant Institute […]