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First U.S. face transplant recipient dies, leaving an important legacy

Article content continued Carmen had also been attacked by a man, her ex-husband. Her first transplant, which she received in 2013, failed. Despite taking strong doses of immuno-suppressive drugs, her body slowly rejected the new face, to the point where she could no longer eat and was in constant pain. Carmen received a second donated… Read More »

Distraught father sues Cedars-Sinai Hospital after his wife dies during childbirth

A grieving California man has decided to sue Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Beverly Grove after his wife died during childbirth. Sunday, during an interview with CNN, Charles Johnson recalled that fateful day when doctors assured him and his wife, Kira Dixon-Johnson, that his now 3-year-old son Langston’s birth would be a routine cesarean section. READ MORE:… Read More »

Every 15 minutes, someone in the US dies of a drug-resistant superbug

That’s about 35,000 deaths each year from drug-resistant infections, according to the landmark report. The report places five drug-resistant superbugs on the CDC’s “urgent threat” list — two more germs than were on the CDC’s list in 2013, the last time the agency issued a report on antibiotic resistance. Genetic research shows germs have become… Read More »