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24Mar/17

Jason Ray, UNC mascot and organ donor, left behind a legacy of life – News & Observer

Jason Ray, UNC mascot and organ donor, left behind a legacy of life
News & Observer
A card arrived less than two weeks ago at the home of Charlotte and Emmitt Ray, and when they opened the envelope there was David Erving, a wide smile, wearing “little green glasses,” as Charlotte described them. A homemade St. Patrick’s Day card

23Mar/17

This lucky mum’s story to feature in organ campaign – Dublin People


Dublin People
This lucky mum’s story to feature in organ campaign
Dublin People
THE story of a 51-year-old Southside mother who narrowly survived a devastating heart attack will be featured as part of this year’s Organ Donor Awareness Week. Running from April 1 to 8 this year, the campaign will be launched on Tuesday, March 28 at

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22Mar/17

Japan facing critical shortage of donated skin for life-saving graft operations – The Japan Times


The Japan Times
Japan facing critical shortage of donated skin for life-saving graft operations
The Japan Times
A national skin bank is facing a critical shortage of donor skin for grafts for patients with severe burns. Hospitals and other … A few weeks after the skin graft, the donor tissue is rejected by the recipient’s immune system, at which point the