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Doctors Balancing Maliyah's Medicines

Doctors Balancing Maliyah's Medicines



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SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Formerly conjoined twin Maliyah Herrin continues to improve as she recovers from a kidney transplant.

The five-year-old is now recuperating at Primary Children's Medical Center.

Yesterday, hospital officials said doctors worked to get the proper balance of immuno-suppressant medications for the little girl.

It was two weeks ago today when Maliyah received her mother's kidney. This is the first time she has had a kidney of her own. Her sister Kendra kept their shared kidney when the twins were surgically separated last year.

Hospital officials say there's no word yet on when Maliyah will be able to go home.

Information from: Deseret Morning News.

(Copyright 2007 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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