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Waiting for a miracle

The title of this post came to mind from a Bruce Cockburn song. It has much more to do with the injustice faced by those in places like Nicaragua and Mozambique, countries with histories of violent conflict. 295 more words

Organ Donation Ethics-How Drs. decide who gets a transplant.

I came across this article on how Doctors decide who gets a transplant.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/organ-donation-ethics-how-doctors-decide-who-gets-a-transplant-1.2936439

Quite a position to been in, having to choose who will live and who will die.   131 more words

Kidney Transplant

Boy, 2, has chance for normal life thanks to Niagara organ donor

WATCH ABOVE: Taylum Lamoureux has a shot at a normal life thanks to a stranger from Niagara Falls. Mark Carcasole reports. 

TORONTO — Taylum Lamoureux doesn’t know how happy he’s made a family he barely even knows, and how much hope he’s given his own. 546 more words

News

Running after kidney donation. By Ros Lowe

All the time we come across and RMAer that inspires the human heart through their story. But sometimes, the stories are so inspirational that they must be told. 1,200 more words

Member Stories

Gout After Living Kidney Donation: Another Unrecognized Risk?

In an article recently published in AJKD, Lam et al describe the risk of gout in 1988 living kidney donors compared to a matched cohort of 19,880 non-donors over a median follow-up of 8.4 years. 308 more words

Commentary

How Albertans can become living organ donors

CALGARY – A number of high profile stories from Ontario have highlighted the difference living donors can make for patients waiting for an organ transplant. 255 more words

Canada