Posts Tagged: organ donation

Are you an organ donor? Here’s why you should be

When a patient is notified that an organ donor has been found for their particular need, it’s an emotional moment filled with relief, gratitude and remembrance. As the national transplant list continues to grow, there are currently more than 114,000 patients waiting for a lifesaving transplant. Each day, about 10 people are added to this…
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10 facts about organ donation

A former football star reached out on Instagram in July pleading for help, asking a stranger to donate a kidney as his failed. Former National Football League star Albert Haynesworth wrote he was in “dire need” and asked anyone “interested in giving this precious gift” to call Vanderbilt University Medical Center and provided the number….
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