Kidney transplant

via BlackAmericaWeb: Amid recent rumors of “health challenges,” Stevie Wonder revealed that he needs a kidney transplant. Wonder, 69, made the news public on Saturday during a performance in Britain saying that he’s going on a hiatus from touring and that thankfully, he’s already found a donor and that the procedure would take place in September. Various […]

via BlackDoctor: In 2016, retired father Lucious Daniels was diagnosed with Stage 4 kidney failure at the age of 71. Doctors told Daniels that without a kidney transplant he had little chance of survival. Good news! His daughter Dawn Muhammad’s blood type was compatible with her father’s. But the good news was only short-lived because […]

#Detroit teacher gives student kidney, new life. http://t.co/mzY9k85Vx4pic.twitter.com/26rGTVZONL — The Detroit News (@detroitnews) May 19, 2015 It’s long been known that teachers can transform and…

A Michigan man’s life was saved after he received a kidney from a stranger through Facebook. Jeff Kurze experienced kidney failure and was on dialysis for two weeks. He was told it would be a three to five year wait on a new kidney. Roxy Kurze, his wife, felt hopeless and turned to Facebook. “I […]

When a coach says he would do anything for his players, it sounds like a cliche. Then there is Wake Forest baseball coach Tom Walter. Monday, Walter donated one of his healthy kidneys to Kevin Jordan, a Wake Forest freshman outfielder talented enough to be drafted in the 19th round by the New York Yankees […]