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  1. 1. learning | 27 Oct 2014

    Cambodia-Thai kidney trafficking: Fears of new organ market

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » When Cambodian Chhay, 18, sold his kidney for $3,000 he was whisked away to a gleaming hospital in the medical tourism hub of neighbouring Thailand...

  2. 2. learning | 26 Nov 2012

    Kidney donors needed

    About healthcare

    By Jon Fernquest

    » With only 400 kidneys available for transplant each year & 4,000 people waiting in line, more kidney donors urgently needed.

  3. 3. multimedia | 11 Dec 2014

    "I won't die easily": soccer legend Pele

    » Brazilian soccer legend Pele jokes around at a press conference, before leaving a Sao Paulo hospital after being treated for kidney stones and a urinary tract infection. - Reuters

  4. 4. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Pele well enough to leave clinic, says didn't fear death

    By AFP

    » A beaming Pele was discharged from a Sao Paulo clinic here Tuesday, joking about plans to play in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics after recovering from a kidney complaint that left him in intensive care.

  5. 5. news | 09 Dec 2014

    Pele to leave hospital Tuesday: clinic

    By AFP

    » Brazilian soccer legend Pele has recovered well from his kidney ailment and can leave the hospital on Tuesday, the Sao Paulo clinic that has been treating him for two weeks said Monday.

  6. 6. news | 05 Dec 2014

    Tardy cover upsets

    Newspaper section: News

    » Patients with kidney problems say the Social Security Office (SSO) has failed to cover their medical expenses, leaving them in debt.

  7. 7. news | 04 Dec 2014

    Pele recovering but no date for leaving hospital

    By AFP

    » SAO PAULO - Brazilian soccer legend Pele is recovering well from a kidney ailment, officials said Wednesday, but it is unclear when he can leave the Sao Paulo hospital treating him.

  8. 8. learning | 10 Nov 2014

    Doctors cleared in organ harvesting scam

    About healthcare & crime

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Thai surgeons didn't know kidney donor was linked to cross-border organ trafficking. Document given to doctors stamped with fake logo of Cambodian embassy.

  9. 9. learning | 14 Sep 2011

    Nurses bring healthcare to homes

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Nurse visits to homes catch life-threatening diseases early (diabetes, high blood pressure, cancer, kidney disease). Longer healthier lives, reduced cost for state healthcare, the result.

  10. 10. learning | 15 Aug 2011

    Organ donors save lives

    About health

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Kidney, liver and heart transplants mean life or death to many. The Red Cross aims to end the growing organ shortage.

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