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First Windpipe Transplant Holding Up Over Time: Report
Five years ago,
researchers performed the first successful transplant of a
tissue-engineered airway on a 30-year-old Colombian woman. Today,
she's still doing well, according to a new follow-up report on the
Flu Season Off to Slow Start . . .
The 16-day federal
government shutdown earlier this month hindered the ability of U.S.
health officials to monitor flu activity around the country.