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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (file / credit: AG's Office)

AG: L.I. ‘Scam Artist’ Duped Customers With Kidney Transplant Service

A Long Island “scam artist” has agreed to close up shop after authorities said he charged desperate customers to facilitate kidney donations, a violation of state and federal law.

11/25/2013

Dot Elwood, Jennifer Phillips

Women Credit Faith With Linking Them For Kidney Transplant

A woman suffering from an incurable kidney disease had her prayers for a transplant answered by a fellow member of her New Jersey church.

08/20/2013

Roberto Medina (credit: CBS 2)

Kidney Transplant For Bronx Man Whose Sister Died In Surgery Now Postponed

It’s been a devastating ordeal for Roberto Medina, but his family is still hoping for a happy ending.

06/07/2012

Debbie Stevens with attorney Lenard Leeds (credit: Mona Rivera/1010 WINS)

Hicksville Woman Says She Was Fired After Donating Kidney To Help Boss

Debbie Stevens has filed a complaint claiming she was fired after a donating her kidney to allow her boss to move up on a transplant waiting list.

04/23/2012

Octavio Estevez (R) on the steps of City Hall - New York, NY - Dec 19, 2011 (credit: Alex Silverman / WCBS 880)

NYC Father Of Two Needs A Home To Get Life-Saving Kidney Transplant

Without a permanent home, New York Presbyterian rules state they can’t perform the kidney transplant surgery Octavio Estevez desperately needs to stay alive.

12/20/2011

Gavin Scimeca (credit: Saves for Gavin)

Stories From Main Street: Park Ridge H.S. Goalie Helps Little Boy With Rare Disease

Winning isn’t everything. Park Ridge High School senior Sean McCan was motivated by so much more this soccer season.

11/21/2011

Dialysis patient (credit: CBS 2)

HealthWatch: Heart Dialysis

More than 1.25 million times a year, someone has a heart attack in this country. Most will actually survive a first heart attack but often with damage to the heart muscle, damage that eventually, perhaps years later, catches up with the victim and causes heart failure.

05/27/2011

Katrina Petway and Steve Michalik hug at North Shore University Hospital - Manhasset, NY - May 19, 2011 (credit: Mike Xirinachs / WCBS 880)

Former Mr. Universe Gets New Lease On Life With Kidney Transplant At North Shore University Hospital

As part of a three-way kidney exchange at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset, former Mr. Universe Steve Michalik got a new chance at living.

05/19/2011

Richard Woontyler and daughter Ricki at their Crown Heights home (Photo/John Montone)

Brooklyn Man In Desperate Need Of A Kidney

A Brooklyn man has had more than his share of misery and now he’s doing his best to survive because he has a lot to live for.

11/12/2010

A determined Long Island mother decided to go on a year long campaign of diet and exercise in order to give her son a new kidney.

Determined Seaford Mom Donates Kidney To Son

A Seaford mom decided to go on a campaign of diet and exercise in order to give her son a new kidney.

WCBS 880–08/03/2010