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Organ wait list shortcut: Patients accepting kidneys, hearts infected with hepatitis C

David Blackshear was born with only one kidney. But the 70-year-old Arizona man didn’t seriously worry about it until this summer, when it began to fail. His doctors told him he had a choice. He could start dialysis, and wait up to five years for an organ transplant. Or he could take a shortcut: He… Read More »