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Kansas court hears liver transplant case

An attorney for a Jehovah's Witness told the Kansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday that her client is willing to die for her faith rather than get a liver transplant paid for by the state. Full story

Hemophilia drug often used in other patients: study

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A drug approved only to treat the rare bleeding disorder hemophilia is being used much more often in other patients, such as those having cardiac surgery or a liver transplant, according to new research. Full story

Want a liver? Try a different state

Doctors dropped another bomb soon after telling Matthew Rosiello it was time for a liver transplant: The 21-year-old isn't likely to get one any time soon in his home state of New York. Consider traveling to Ohio, they advised, where the wait's a lot shorter. Full story

‘Selfless’ father dies donating liver to brother

   The family of Ryan Arnold is struggling to come to terms with his stunning death during a routine operation to donate a piece of his liver to his ailing brother. Chad Arnold says he has “tremendous gratitude” for his brother’s sacrifice, which his body is rejecting.

Giving thanks for a friend's second chance

After nearly eight months, as his physical condition deteriorated at alarming speed, one of my very closest friends Don Janney received a liver transplant.  It was the ultimate second chance, when he was so close to the long goodbye. Full story

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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2008 file photo, Apple CEO Steve Jobs smiles during a presentation in San Francisco as he talks about his health. A Memphis, Tenn., hospital is confirming that Apple founder Steve Jobs received a liver transplant and that he has an "excellent prognosis." Dr. James D. Eason ma