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First child to receive a double hand transplant excels in his abilities

First child to undergo double hand transplant is excelling, doctors say Medical Mysteries and Marvels: Zion Harvey of Baltimore, Md., was the first youngster to undergo a successful double-hand transplant in 2015. Despite the hardships of any transplant, Zion is succeeding. Aside from progress in basic functions like feeding and dressing, Zion can hold a… Read More »

Stevie Wonder Reveals He’s Going to Have Kidney Transplant Surgery

Stevie Wonder has announced that he will be undergoing a kidney transplant in September. He told fans about his upcoming surgery while performing on stage in Hyde Park, London, at the Barclaycard British Summer Time Festival on Saturday, with longtime friend Lionel Richie playing support act. The legendary singer was remarkably upbeat as he spoke… Read More »

Mom whose search for bone marrow donor went viral while pregnant gets transplant

Susie Rabaca reportedly received the transplant over the weekend. (Fox 11) The California mother whose viral search for a bone marrow donor saw over 40,000 people register with “Be the Match” has finally received her transplant, just over a month after she gave birth to twins. Susie Rabaca, who welcomed babies Rainey and Ryan in… Read More »