Too many people die waiting for an organ transplant. Here's how you could save one of them
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These two sci-fi tales pose pressing ethical questions that affect us now: What motivates organ donation? How does donation work in a for-profit health care industry? What are our obligations to others and what are our rights to ourShow More Summary
When Dawn Odenthal sat down for a meeting with her colleague Jolinda Conzemius in June 2014, organ donation was nowhere on her radar. The two women knew one another through their work at a company that specializes in school photography, yearbooks, church directories and other forms of memory preservation. Dawn is a regional sales director, […]
It may seem like the process of donating items is too time consuming. In reality, organizing your own donation drives is easier than you think.
An organ donation scandal that rocked Germany several years ago is still having ripple effects as too few people are signing up to become donors to meet medical needs.
(Wiley) Neurologists who examined how brain death and organ donation are portrayed in film and television found that only a small fraction of productions provide the public with a complete and accurate understanding of brain death. In addition, most productions do not provide professional discussions about organ donation.
If you've ever wanted to see a bunch of older men and women dancing around, proudly displaying their mom and dad bods, all set to a catchy tune about said bods, your moment has arrived. A new campaign from Mother New York for Organize,...Show More Summary
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On the final day of June 2015, Colin LePage rode waves of hope and despair. It started when LePage found his 30-year-old son, Chris, at home after an apparent overdose. Paramedics rushed Chris by heli...
BEIJING (Reuters) - China has zero tolerance for non-voluntary organ transplants and is fighting corruption in its fledgling donor system, an official who has led reform said on Monday, as Beijing seeks to leave behind an era of controversial organ harvesting.
As a former NFL coach and television personality, Sam Wyche has a platform. And he wants to make sure he uses it for good, and would like the NFL to help him. The former Buccaneers and Bengals coach was told by doctors down to his final day when he received a life-saving heart transplant in…
The increasing number of drug overdose deaths has led to a rise in the number of organ donations, according to The New York Times. The post Drug Overdose Deaths Lead to Increase in Organ Donations appeared first on Partnership for Drug-Free Kids.
McLean Hospital Guest Bloggers Sabina Berretta, MD, and T. Wilson Woo, MD, PhD We usually don't think about our brains when considering organ donation. We are more apt to think about how our other organs, such as the kidneys, lungs,Show More Summary
An ultrasound showed one of Sarah Gray's unborn twins was missing part of his brain, a fatal birth defect. His brother was born healthy but Thomas lived just six days. … Click to Continue »
Britain has one of the lowest rates of organ donation in Europe and doctors in UK want minorities to participate more.
We asked you to share your stories as part of organ donation week which ended on Sunday. Here’s what some of you said In 2008 I became very ill with a rare autoimmune disease called microscopic polyangiitis vasculitis which caused severe kidney failure. Show More Summary
While there are more people than ever on the NHS’s donor register, there are some body parts that people find it difficult to part with – even after death In Organ Donation Week, it’s heartening to see that the number of people consenting to have their organs used after their death is at its highest-ever level. Show More Summary
A bioethicist suggested that euthanasia with drugs might be a better option than starvation to preserve vital organs for harvesting.
It will be a long recovery in the Greater Baton Rouge area and WSA wants to help victims in any way possible. The WSA office is setting up as a donation hub and if you would like to have your gym or other organization donate items, they...Show More Summary