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Myths of Organ Donation

Yesterday, I suggested a few myths of organ donation that might inspire a Hallowe’en costume. Here are a few more myths, drawn from the US National Kidney Foundation:  824 more words

Windsor woman on edge in Toronto waiting for donor lungs

Hollie Leamont is a 39-year-old Windsor woman with perhaps a year to live unless she gets that phone call telling her a pair of donor lungs are available. 1,031 more words

News

Anne McTaggart MSP Meets with UK Parliamentary Colleagues in Belfast to discuss Organ Donation Reform

Glasgow Labour MSP Anne McTaggart today attended an event hosted by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust in Belfast, which aims to send a united message to Prime Minister David Cameron on organ donation policy and call for ‘soft opt-out’ legislation to be introduced UK wide. 820 more words

Long Live New York

The animated short film “Long Live New York”, directed by 2014 Oscar-winner Laurent Witz, aims to ignite a movement in New York. It aims to inspire New Yorkers to step-up to help other New Yorkers, and ultimately ensure New York stays strong. 13 more words

Education

Hallowe'en: You Don't Need Your Organs When You're Dead!

Hallowe’en (or Halloween, if you prefer) is an occasion for dressing up in often-ghoulish costumes, traditionally rooted in a season of the year in which the dead are remembered. 393 more words

To Remember Me

A touching writeup and will by Robert N. Test

The day will come when my body will lie upon a white sheet neatly tucked under four corners of a mattress located in a hospital busily occupied with the living and the dying. 304 more words