organweek2017

Organ Donation
Organ Donation

You Have Zero Excuses to Not Be an Organ Donor

It takes one minute, it's not scary, and the need is greater than ever.
Mike Darling
7.17.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

What it's Like to Be 18 and on Your Third Heart

A few months before her 13th birthday, a doctor told Carlee Baladez that she would need a second transplant.
Megan Jula
7.5.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

This Woman Lost 40 Pounds to Donate Her Kidney to Her Coworker

Rebekah Ceidro is saving her friend's life, and her own.
Amber Brenza
5.22.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

This is What It's Like to Wait For an Organ Donation

We talked to eight people on the ever-growing list.
Nick Keppler
4.19.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

Should Patients Be Denied Organ Transplants for Using Medical Marijuana?

Maine is reviewing the law.
Nick Keppler
4.3.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

Why Black People Don't Want to Donate Their Organs

It's hard to make a case for the altruism in organ donation when our medical system has historically not been altruistic to us.
Patia Braithwaite
3.29.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

In the Future We’ll Grow Body Parts From Plants

Mad scientists recently got human heart cells to beat on spinach leaves.
Sheherzad Preisler
3.28.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

Most Americans Are Too Fat to Donate their Bodies to Science

Thanks anyway, though.
Jeanne Sager
3.14.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

How Safe Is It to Get an Organ From an Overdose Victim?

Given the urgency of needing an organ, "safe" is a relative term.
Kelly Burch
3.2.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

More Than Half of Donated Hearts and Lungs Get Thrown Out

But scientists may have discovered a workaround.
Susan Rinkunas
3.1.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

Vatican Officials Will Declare Organ Trafficking a Crime Against Humanity

And China is in hot water for accusations that it’s still using organs from executed prisoners.
Susan Rinkunas
2.7.17
Organ Donation
Organ Donation

Four Ways We Can Shorten the Organ Donor Waitlist

More than 20 people die every day waiting for a transplant.
Jason Silverstein
1.25.17