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January 15th, 2014

From the Alaskan Woods to Top of the Transplant List

By SMHNadmin mayoclinic

The first sign something was wrong came when Dennis Chavez was out hunting caribou with his wife, Maria. The Wasilla, Alaska, native suddenly found that he couldn’t cover ground like he used to. He quickly became winded — much more quickly than he expected. He ignored the signs for a while. But one day a […]

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