CBS2′s Lisa Sigell was there as two sisters on Tuesday rolled into surgery at UCLA Medical Center: one to save the life of a total stranger, the other to receive the gift of a new life through a program called a kidney chain.
He’s like most 13-year-old boys.
For the last two weeks, as my kidney donor surgery date was approaching, I kept my eye on Thanksgiving. Whenever “this is difficult” or “this is painful” or “this is scary” crossed my mind I always chased it with, “Yeah, but it will all be over soon and you’ll be home by Thanksgiving.”
You may not know her name, but if you’re a parent in California, you’ve been affected by her work.State Senator Sharon Runner, along with her husband, were the driving force behind Jessica’s law – the strongest sexual predator laws in the nation. And while she’s used to fighting for a cause, fighting for her life was something much different. CBS2’s Lisa Sigell has her exclusive story.
Even if you aren’t a doctor or a paramedic, you might be able to save the life of a 4-year-old La Puente girl.
Here’s a truly heart warming transplant story.
USC University Hospital could soon reactivate its kidney transplant program after voluntarily shutting it down last month when it was discovered that the wrong kidney was transplanted into a patient.
30 Rock” star Tracy Morgan is recovering from a kidney transplant.