Cleveland Clinic

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CLEVELAND CLINIC

Cleveland Clinic has performed its first three-way kidney swap, using technology to genetically match up six people.

The kidney swap involved three pairs of people, each with one person needing a kidney and the other willing to donate theirs.  The problem was that within each pair, the donor and the recipient were not compatible.

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, June 5:

  • Summit County Sheriff's Office investigates death of an inmate;
  • Three female Cleveland Community Police Commission sue director;
  • Akron bar owner sues the city and police officers for 2016 raid;
  • Cleveland Orchestra's music director sits out summer kickoff;
  • Groups file singatures for two fall ballot issues;

Summit County Sheriff's Office investigates death of an inmate

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UNIVERSITY HOSPITALS

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, May 14:

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KABIR BHATIA / WKSU

A Northeast Ohio heart-transplant patient will be arriving in Washington, D.C. tomorrow after walking for the past month from his home in Aurora. And he’s there to try and bring some recognition for transplant donors and recipients.

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A local therapy program at Cleveland Clinic Akron General will help adults with chronic illnesses explore the arts.

It’s called HeRe We Arts. It’s a therapy program that uses music, visual arts, movement, theater and writing to help treat things like mental illness, arthritis and diabetes. Lisa Gallagher, the research program manager, says participants have seen success with these groups, with some feeling less chronic pain.

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