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Father’s Dream of Walking Daughter Down the Aisle Comes True after Heart and Kidney Transplant

By Drew Munhausen The wedding march begins. The crowd stands and turns, waiting for the doors of the church to part, revealing a father and daughter prepared to make the iconic walk down the aisle. It’s a milestone Ted Adderly desperately wanted to share with his daughter, but his rapidly worsening heart condition threatened to [Continue Reading]

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Madeline, 8, is Making the Most of a Second Chance with TIRR Memorial Hermann

By Jade Waddy Madeline Pugh entered the world nearly three months premature. Despite Madeline’s early arrival, Lisa and Joe Pugh were thrilled to be new parents. “Although we faced a long road ahead because she was born prematurely, we were so happy to have her and ready to give her the best love and care,” [Continue Reading]

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The Underwater Epidemic

By Alyson Ward Twenty seconds. That’s how long it takes for a child to drown, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. That’s less time than the length of the latest quirky car insurance commercial playing endless loops on cable television. That’s less time than it takes to reheat a lukewarm cup of coffee. [Continue Reading]

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Follow up Friday: From Healthy to Heart Failure at 37

For Meghan Stapleton, having “normal” problems is what makes her happy. “When you consider that at one point two years ago, I was basically ‘dead’, having regular problems, living a typical life, is monumental for me,” said Stapleton. In the summer of 2017, Stapleton began having pain and numbness in her left arm. She couldn’t [Continue Reading]

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