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05Nov/14

Does social change in Japan come from the top down or bottom up? – The Japan Times


The Japan Times
Does social change in Japan come from the top down or bottom up?
The Japan Times
Some movements were instituted after government awareness-raising drives, like the nōshi wa hito no shi (“brain death is a person’s death”) campaign deployed in the 1990s to overcome apparently religious-based objections to organ donation. These and

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02Nov/14

Second transplant, second chance for Pikeville coach – The Courier-Journal


The Courier-Journal
Second transplant, second chance for Pikeville coach
The Courier-Journal
His medical ordeal has affected his family and has led to him being an advocate for organ and tissue donation. Pikeville vs. UK: UK’s depth gets first test against Pikeville. “It’s really hard to …. Wells, who still has routine checkups roughly every

01Nov/14

A special ‘lung party’ celebration of life in New Orleans – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com

A special ‘lung party’ celebration of life in New Orleans
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
Everyone was there to celebrate life.” I first heard about the party several weeks ago when Marge’s mom, Anne Lapsanski, called to tell me her family would be coming to New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of her daughter’s double lung transplant

01Nov/14

China Transplant Congress Chairman Investigated by WOIPFG – New Tang Dynasty Television

China Transplant Congress Chairman Investigated by WOIPFG
New Tang Dynasty Television
China’s Transplant Congress 2014 has been quietly held in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province. The meeting date and venue was changed, and no English version of the event was available on its official website. Observers notice that the chairman of the congress …

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31Oct/14

Covington family of eight struggles as father seeks kidney donor – The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com


The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
Covington family of eight struggles as father seeks kidney donor
The Times-Picayune – NOLA.com
More than a year later, Tassin, 36, depends on dialysis three times a week to survive and is desperately seeking a kidney donor for a transplant. He is on a national donor registry, but the couple doesn’t know when, or if, an organ would be available

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