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2 cadaver organ donations recorded last week

The Hindu - ‎3 hours ago‎
A nursing team member of SL Raheja Hospital who was admitted to the same hospital after she suffered a stroke two days ago became the 20th cadaver organ donor Mumbai has recorded this year. Her family gave consent to donate the 44-year-old's heart, ...

Drug overdose epidemic has driven increase in organ donors, data shows

The Guardian - ‎16 hours ago‎
As the death rate from drug overdoses surged in the US over the last several years, the number of organ donors who died from overdoses increased from 1.1% of all deceased organ donors in 2000 to 9.34% in 2015, according to government data.

LiveOnNY pushes New Yorkers to become registered organ donors with campaign featuring 3-year-old recipient, 30 ...

New York Daily News - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The vivacious 30-year-old Harlem woman, who landed on the waitlist for a heart transplant in February 2014, finds herself flashing forward to the long-delayed day when the news of her new organ comes. “All the time, all the time,” she confesses with a ...
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Drug Overdose Deaths Leading to More Organ Donors

U.S. News & World Report - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Some of the donors are among the roughly 120 million Americans who have previously consented to organ donation. In other cases, families have consented after a loved one's death, in the hope that their loss might mean salvation to someone in dire need ...
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Cobb visits patients, urges organ donations

Green Bay Press Gazette - ‎Apr 26, 2016‎
Kunick, from West Bend, was one of about a dozen organ recipients and donors Green Bay Packer wide receiver Randall Cobb met during a tour of Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Tuesday afternoon.
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Alberta organ donations get a boost from under the dome

Edmonton Journal - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
“In Alberta, there are over 700 people waiting for an organ transplant, and many more are waiting for a tissue transplant.

Theurer remembered, organ donation emphasized at 'Recycle Yourself' 5K

The Dickinson Press - ‎21 hours ago‎
Theurer's oldest sister, Courtney, along with family friend Tennille Torstenson, organized a 5K run/walk Saturday morning - dubbed “Recycle Yourself” - at Dickinson High School to raise awareness for the organ donation process the family has grown to ...

Therapy Dogs Encourage People to Learn More about Organ Donations

NBC 29 News - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
... by the “Donate Life” event to learn more about becoming an organ donor. All three dogs frequent the medical center to visit with patients and attend special events.
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Northerners generous with organ donations

Sault Star - ‎Apr 21, 2016‎
With 1,569 people in Ontario on the waiting list for a life-saving organ transplant as of April 16, 2016, the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN) is again asking Ontarians to register their consent for organ and tissue donation and they also want us ...
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NY educators to develop school curriculum on organ donation

News 10NBC - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) - New York education officials say they're working with lawmakers and organizations that promote organ donation to develop a model curriculum that will be made available for free to school districts statewide in September. The ...

Chandigarh organ donation: In death, 24-year-old Nalagarh man gives fresh lease of life to five

The Indian Express - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Chandigarh organ donation: In death, 24-year-old Nalagarh man gives fresh lease of life to five. Sourab Duvedi, a resident of Nalagarh, had met with an accident Tuesday.
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Organ donations: Gift of life most can make

Aiken Standard - ‎Apr 25, 2016‎
“Celebrated in April each year, (National Donate Life Month) features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives ...

Good Neighbor: Double Transplant Recipient Starts Organization to Register More Organ Donors - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
AMHERST, NY - April is Donate Life month, and while the month is almost over, the work to increase the number of organ and tissue donations has a long way to go. A double-transplant recipient with a mission to raise awareness is this week's 2 On Your ...

Sharing the gift of life

The Hindu - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
According to a report published online by the Tamil Nadu Organ Sharing Registry (, the State leads in deceased organ donation in the country with an organ donation rate of 1.8 per million population in 2013. The national organ donation rate in ...

Need for organ donations in Idaho continues to rise

6 On Your Side - ‎Apr 20, 2016‎
BOISE - With organ transplant success rates at all time highs and the aging Baby Boomer generation to take into consideration, the need for organ donors is on the rise. In 2015, a record number of lives were saved thanks to willing donors in Idaho ...

#48in48 sparks organ donation discussion

AM900 CHML - ‎Apr 18, 2016‎
The idea is to have 48-thousand conversations about organ donations in 48 hours, either directly with family and friends, or on social media.

2K run held to promote organ donation

The Hindu - ‎3 hours ago‎
Students, employees and district officials made a beeline to the VRC College grounds to take part in a '2K Run' which was organised on Sunday morning to create awareness on the need for organ donation to save precious lives of people injured in ...

Effort in Parsippany ties in to organ donations - ‎Apr 19, 2016‎
The green ribbons are an effort organized by the Morris County Organ Transplant Group working with other community groups. The tying of the green ribbons was a tradition previously performed by Boy Scout Troop 177, a former troop based in the same area ...

Transplanted trees in Colorado Springs symbolize lives saved by organ donors

Colorado Springs Gazette - ‎Apr 24, 2016‎
Heart transplant recipient Eva Krynovich worked with Volunteers for Outdoor Colorado to plant a tree seedling in honor of her donor on Sunday, April 24, 2016. April is National Donate Life Month and trees will be planted across Colorado in memory of ...