Kristi's Gift | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A mother & daughter’s journey through kidney disease and donation

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011

Wife Gives the Ultimate Gift

Wife Gives the Ultimate Gift

Wow, talk about your gift that keeps on giving. Yeah, yeah, clichéd but appropriate.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2011

Most Organ Donors May Not Be on List

Most Organ Donors May Not Be on List

Thousands of potential organ donors are not on Texas's official donor registry -- even though they think they are.

Tuesday, Mar 15, 2011

Rapid Growth of For-Profit Dialysis Centers

Rapid Growth of For-Profit Dialysis Centers

As the number of patients who need dialysis has grown, so has the number of for-profit facilities in urban areas.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011

Woman Donates Kidney to Best Friend of 20 Years

Woman Donates Kidney to Best Friend of 20 Years

Two best friends are a perfect match in every way.

Thursday, Aug 11, 2011

Dallas Organ Recipient Finishes Ironman Triathlon

Dallas Organ Recipient Finishes Ironman Triathlon

Anyone who attempts an Ironman triathlon deserves a medal. That's a 2.4 mile swim, cycling 112 miles and then running a full marathon. But a North Texas man who got a kidney transplant crossed the finish...

Wednesday, Aug 10, 2011

Twittering Transplant

Twittering Transplant

Children's Medical Center and UT Southwestern make Internet history by tweeting status updates during a kidney transplant.

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New App Lets Patrons Report Problems at Bars, Restaurants

New App Lets Patrons Report Problems at Bars, Restaurants

Law enforcement often says, if you see something say something. But how do you do that? The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission has an app for that.

Child, 2, Beats Cancer, Outlives Trisomy 18 Prognosis

Child, 2, Beats Cancer, Outlives Trisomy 18 Prognosis

Hope Harrison, 2, is the epitome of her first name. Since she is usually smiling and giggling, it’s hard to believe that she was never expected to be born alive.

Dallas Protest Leader Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

Dallas Protest Leader Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

The leader of a North Texas-based protest group has been sentenced to two years in prison for violating the terms of his probation.

8 TWU Athletes Hospitalized for Exercise-Induced Injury

8 TWU Athletes Hospitalized for Exercise-Induced Injury

Following an annual fitness test, eight volleyball players from Texas Woman's University were hospitalized last weekend for an rare, but serious, exercise-induced medical condition.

Man Arrested, Charged in Slaying of 2 Mississippi Nuns

Man Arrested, Charged in Slaying of 2 Mississippi Nuns

Authorities say they have charged a 46-year-old man in connection with the killing of two nuns who were killed in Mississippi, Mississippi Department of Public Safety spokesman Warren Strain said in a statement...

Kluber Extends Win Streak to 6, Indians Top Rangers 12-1

Kluber Extends Win Streak to 6, Indians Top Rangers 12-1

Corey Kluber pitched six strong innings for a career-best sixth straight victory and Abraham Almonte hit two run-scoring doubles, helping the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers 12-1 on Friday night in...