Eight years ago, my oldest sister was given the gift of life. She received the liver of an organ donor who shared his life with many others as his final gift. 95 more words
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TORONTO – While thousands of Canadians wait for transplants that could alter or save their lives, many potentially willing organ donors are never identified or don’t make it through the complex donation process, says a report by the Canadian Institute for Health Information released Thursday. 953 more words
SALT LAKE CITY — FOX 13 News introduced you to 4-year-old Lily in September. She was born with a disease that led to total organ failure , and over the years her health improved except for her kidneys. 278 more words
VANCOUVER – Kelly Johnston was a healthy young woman, enjoying life and its adventures, until she was about 21 years old.
The now 52-year-old was rushed to the emergency room and was diagnosed with end-stage renal disease. 601 more words