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11Oct/18

Pennsylvania Organ Donation Law Gets First Major Update – U.S. News & World Report

Pennsylvania Organ Donation Law Gets First Major Update
U.S. News & World Report
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania is finalizing the first major update to the organ donation law that’s been in place for a quarter century. Gov. Tom Wolf’s office said Thursday he plans to sign legislation that passed this week. That culminates

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11Oct/18

Overdose donor becomes ‘hero’ for kidney transplant recipient – Press of Atlantic City


Press of Atlantic City
Overdose donor becomes ‘hero’ for kidney transplant recipient
Press of Atlantic City
While efforts are being made to address the nationwide opioid epidemic, researchers have identified a spike in organ donations from overdose victims that have gone on to save people waiting on transplant lists during an ongoing shortage of organs in

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10Oct/18

Durban event aims to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation – East Coast Radio


East Coast Radio
Durban event aims to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation
East Coast Radio
An organisation called Hero777 is hosting a fundraising event called “BRAVISSIMO” in a bid to create awareness about organ and tissue donation. It is reported that an individual can save up to seven lives, and even restore up to fifty if they pluck up