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lung transplant

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Choosing joy

After a double lung transplant and battling a host of maladies, a Michigan mom has kept faith alive.

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‘A dramatic improvement’

The 100th lung transplant allows Ascenda Denton to breathe easily, free of chronic infections and scarring caused by cystic fibrosis.

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‘My very own heart’

A milestone operation: 100th transplant is also Elaine Slikkers’ second miracle and third birthday.

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Your top stories of 2016

From inspirational to informational, Health Beat delivers you a daily dose of stories you don't want to miss. Here are the best of the best.

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‘I think it’s a God thing’

When he couldn't afford treatment, a clinical trial prolonged Jim Blum's life so he could later be matched to a lung transplant.

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Defying a dire diagnosis

Doctors in New York told Marcia Fraser her lung disease would kill her within months. Years later, she's running 5 miles a day.

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Fighting for each breath

Daring to hope for a lung transplant, Judy Weimer keeps up her strength with help from doctors and a home health care team.

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Breath blessings

Jamie Purchase reclaims her life with a lung transplant.

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Transplant brothers share more than friendship

Longtime friends share gift of life from the same donor.

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Jeff gets a second chance with a new heart and lungs

His spirit and stamina lead to an amazing recovery.

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