Wednesday, June 12, 2013

~Sarah Murnaghan~

Sarah Murnaghan lung transplant case: Sebelius ordered to make exception on transplant 4275 897 Short URL URLClose Email Print Read more: BRETT NORMAN and JASON MILLMAN | 6/5/13 5:57 PM EDT A federal judge on Wednesday ordered HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to allow 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan to be moved to the adult lung transplant list, giving her a better chance of receiving a potentially life-saving transplant. The quick and unusual ruling, made after a hastily scheduled emergency hearing, follows a campaign by the family and some members of Congress to pressure the Obama administration to change a federal policy that puts children under age 12 at the bottom of the list of those who can receive donated adult lungs. Read more:

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