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17May/18

Overdoses nearing car crashes as top source of US organ donation – Egypttoday


Egypttoday
Overdoses nearing car crashes as top source of US organ donation
Egypttoday
Deaths from overdoses now account for 14 percent of organ donations in the United States, compared to one percent before the start of the opioid crisis considered a public health emergency by Congress and the administration of President Donald Trump.
The opioid epidemic has boosted the number of organs available for transplantScience Daily
Overdose Crisis Boosts Organ Donations — Pain News NetworkPain News Network
Increase in available transplant organs tied to opioid deathsResearchGate (blog)

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16May/18

Doyel: In car funded by you, Indiana, Pippa Mann is racing for all of us – Indianapolis Star


Indianapolis Star
Doyel: In car funded by you, Indiana, Pippa Mann is racing for all of us
Indianapolis Star
But she’s talking about her former teammate, Bryan Clauson of Noblesville, who died in 2016 at age 27, whose death meant life to five people, five strangers, through his gift of organ donation. She turns her head and keeps going, talking about the

16May/18

La Vergne High student Jordan Rice’s legacy lives after organ donation – The Daily News Journal


The Daily News Journal
La Vergne High student Jordan Rice’s legacy lives after organ donation
The Daily News Journal
When Jordan Rice was alive, it wasn’t out of character for him to give a friend the shirt off his back. If he was running errands with his mother, he’d get out of the car and run around to open her door. Now, months later, Jordan is still helping

16May/18

La Vergne High student Jordan Rice’s legacy lives after organ donation – The Daily News Journal


The Daily News Journal
La Vergne High student Jordan Rice’s legacy lives after organ donation
The Daily News Journal
Jordan Rice’s organs helped save the lives of at least six people, his parents said. His heart was transplanted to a 16-year-old boy. A family in Memphis recently wrote a letter to the Rices, handled anonymously through an organ donation organization, …