16Aug/18

Opt-out organ donation register unlikely to increase number of donations – Science Daily


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Opt-out organ donation register unlikely to increase number of donations
Science Daily
The researchers say donors should actively choose to be on the register by opting-in to ensure they genuinely want to donate their organs and to limit families from refusing the donation of their deceased relatives’ organs. An opt-out system
Opt-out donation plan ‘will not increase donorsBBC News
Will the opt-out organ donation register increase numbers?Health Europa
Opt-out organ register unlikely to increase donations – studyThe Guardian
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16Aug/18

Independence 15-year-old boy’s organ donation saves 9-year-old Texas girl’s life – fox4kc.com


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Independence 15-year-old boy’s organ donation saves 9-year-old Texas girl’s life
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INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — An Independence couple is raising awareness about organ donation after their 15-year-old son saved a little girl’s life. Bret and Eula Motelet said they’re able to better cope with the loss of their son because his heart beats on

16Aug/18

Sixth-Grade Teacher Donates His Kidney To 12-Year-Old Student In Need – A Plus


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Sixth-Grade Teacher Donates His Kidney To 12-Year-Old Student In Need
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Having support and raising awareness about organ donations is vital for families. Every 10 minutes another person is added to the waiting list, according to the U.S. Government Information on Organ Donation and Transplantation. What’s more, 95 percent

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16Aug/18

Police: Victim found ‘deceased with significant trauma’ in Ogden; investigating death – KUTV 2News


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Police: Victim found ‘deceased with significant trauma’ in Ogden; investigating death
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They’re described as the Olympics for organ recipients and donors. Among those cheering on team Utah-Idaho, are the Wayman brothers. Gerald suffers from a rare disease that attacks his kidneys. Back in 2006, he became quite ill and needed a transplant, …

16Aug/18

Photo Shows Children’s Hospital Honoring Organ Donor – WLTX.com


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Photo Shows Children’s Hospital Honoring Organ Donor
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Organ donation is never an easy choice, and the staff at UC Davis Children’s Hospital understand how hard that sacrifice is. A viral photograph posted by hospital shows staff members lining the hallway as part of an honor guard procession for an organ

16Aug/18

#Orgust WATCH: South Africa’s own Spidey on the run…for organ donor awareness – Independent Online


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#Orgust WATCH: South Africa’s own Spidey on the run…for organ donor awareness
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With only 0.2% of South African’s registered as organ donors, Eric Kevin Nefdt is determined to educate more people about its importance. The Pretoria resident is popularly known the country’s own resident Spidey, a.k.a Spinnekop, because of his

16Aug/18

Kids from different families share a special bond thanks to their donor father – CBS News


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Kids from different families share a special bond thanks to their donor father
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But in this “family,” none of the adults are related: It’s the kids who are all half-brothers or sisters. All 10 are genetically related, and have a special nickname. “I’ll usually say ‘We’re going to the dibling reunion,'” said Amanda Tyke. They are
Kids from different families share special bond thanks to donor fatherWDEF News 12

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