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17 Myths About Organ Donation

Most of us know that donating our organs is a beautiful and amazing gift to leave behind. But even still, there are so many inaccurate myths out there about the process. Last week, we showed you a …

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We Might Take These for Granted, But They Can Mean Life or Death for Someone Else

While many of us take for granted our two kidneys and beating heart, others don't have that luxury. In fact, every 10 minutes someone is added to an organ recipient wait list. Did you know that Apr…

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Are You an Organ Donor? This Video May Change Your Mind

Every day, about 79 people in the United States receive organ transplants and another 18 die for lack of an available organ. Did you know that one organ donor can save up to eight lives? Right now,…

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4-Way ‘Circle of Life’ for Kidney Donation

What if you could save a friend or family member's life by donating a kidney, despite the fact that you're not a match for them? A new computer algorithm called Silverstone Matchgrid is making mult…

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New Heart for Man with Heart of Gold

When he lost his wife following a car crash, Gregory Welsh gave the gift of life to others by donating her organs. Fifteen years later, the 47 year old father received a donor heart transplant to prol…

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