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New Transplant Tech Keeps Lungs Warm, Ready To Work Immediately

Last week, a new lung transplant procedure was used at the University of Minnesota, and for the first time in the Midwest. The new technology keeps the lungs warm and breathing from the time they leave the donor. Common practice has been to keep the organs on ice before transplant.

11/21/2013

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Health Watch: Promising ‘Combo Inhaler’ For Asthma Patients

Nine people die from asthma each day in the U.S. Now, a new study looks at patients who have trouble controlling their condition and suggests possibly changing the way doctors treat them.

03/06/2013

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Study: Health Risks Increase For Baby Boomers With Asthma

An alarming new study shows the health risks for baby boomers with asthma increase significantly as they get older. In today’s Health Watch, we’re learning the disease is often misdiagnosed and not treated properly.

05/04/2012