Search Tags: organ donors
94 percent of African-Americans and 85 percent of Hispanics on transplant lists need a new kidney.
Tags: fire victim,
Maryland health officials are recommending better screening of potential organ donors in response to a patient who died of rabies after receiving a kidney from an infected donor.
Family members placed copper leaves engraved with the lost donors name on the "Legacy of Heroes" sculpture tree that now dons a soft green-colored wall in the Intensive Care Unit.
About a hundred organ donor families and transplant recipients held hands, posed for pictures and shared bittersweet stories in hopes of encouraging people to give the ultimate gift.
Hi: 66 °F | Lo: 40 °F