Monday, November 11, 2013 5:00 pm
(BPT) - What do Mickey Mantle, Evel Knievel, Naomi Judd, Pamela Anderson, Jim Nabors and Keith Richards have in common? They have all faced hepatitis C. And they are not the only ones; about 3.2 million Americans have chronic hepatitis C. It claims the lives of more people each year than HIV/AIDS and is the leading cause of liver transplants in the United States.
Monday, October 28, 2013 8:33 am
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 4:00 am
Competitive swimmer Dianne Miller watched as her lead in the 200-meter individual medley diminished in last year’s Transplant Games of America.
Competitive swimmer Dianne Miller, 65, has earned multiple medals and world records in post-transplant swimming after receiving a liver transplant.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 4:44 am
(NAPSI)Dealing with a new cancer diagnosis can be overwhelming. But talking to your medical team about the disease treatment options available and personal goals may help best address your specific case.
Monday, March 11, 2013 12:25 pm
Dr. Klearchos Papas, professor of surgery at the University of Arizona, has been awarded more than $100,000 by JDRF for research that could help pave the way for new and improved therapies for patients with Type 1 diabetes. JDRF is the world's largest charitable funder of Type 1 diabetes research.
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 4:00 am
All U.S. baby boomers should get a one-time test for the hepatitis C virus, according to final recommendations published today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One in 30 baby boomers – the generation born from 1945 through 1965 – has been infected with hepatitis C, and most don’t know it. Hepatitis C causes serious liver diseases, including liver cancer (the fastest-rising cause of cancer-related deaths) and is the leading cause of liver transplants in the United States.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 4:00 am
One month ago, Ironwood Ridge High School teacher Theresa Chavez reached out to the community for help. Her husband, Timothy Chavez, has been battling chronic autoimmune hepatitis since he was 24 years old, and in the passing years the disease has worsened, causing severe scarring on his liver to the point he is in dire need of a liver transplant.
Wednesday, April 25, 2012 4:00 am
Theresa Chavez, a teacher at Ironwood Ridge High School, feels like she is often thought of as “the woman with the sick husband,” while in fact, she is far more than that. She is a mother to two children, Ryan, 12, and Isabella, 19 months. She is a teacher who has been locally recognized for changing the lives of students with troubled home lives. And indeed, she is a wife to Tim Chavez, a man she never wants to have to live without.
Wednesday, November 24, 2010 12:00 am
Letters to the editor published in the November 24, 2010,
edition of The Explorer.
Randy Metcalf/The Explorer, Ritz-Carlton, Dove Mountain employee Raylynn Laria takes a photograph of Sean O'Farrell and Jamie Remington with Nathan Hoffman, left, and Marco Gonzales. Hoffman recently received a heart transplant and Gonazalez recently had a liver transplant.
Sunday, April 20, 2008 11:00 pm
In March 2002, Sun City resident Rita Edelstein had a liver
Thursday, October 12, 2006 11:00 pm
October 11, 2006 - Dianne Miller entered the 10th Annual
Australian Transplant Games with the same sentiment as the 1,200
athletes she was there to compete against. They were all happy to
have a second chance at life.
Friday, November 18, 2005 12:00 am
Nov. 16, 2005 - While Catalina Foothills High School was busy
claiming its sixth straight boys and girls swim titles, another
area school was making some history of its own. Mountain View High
School swim teams are gaining some notoriety in the Class 5A
Division II with their best showing ever.
Thursday, March 24, 2005 12:00 am
March 16, 2005 - Robert P. Condit and Debbie Schmich are
Marana's Man and Woman of the Year, the Marana Chamber of Commerce
announced this week.