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Caroline Donates A Kidney

Caroline Innis wishes she had never donated one of her kidneys to her older sister, Charlotte.  Nothing went according to plan.  Okay, one thing went according to plan: the surgery was successful, Charlotte lived, and went back to leading a happy life.   530 more words

How long will a transplanted kidney last?

Transplant science is making progress year after year, but one thing that does give me pause when I contemplate receiving a transplanted kidney is the awareness that a transplant will eventually fail. 390 more words

Scholarships/Registration for AAKP Convention

Registration is now open for the AAKP National Patient Meeting, to be held September 23-25, 2016 in Nashville TN.  Three major themes at this year’s Convention will be… 76 more words

Staff Education

SC 6/4 Living Kidney Donation Seminar, UCLA

On June 4, 2016 the UCLA Kidney Education Enhancement Program (UKEEP) will present a workshop on Living Kidney Donation.  The event will be moderated by UCLA Living Kidney Donor Program Medical Director Dr.  104 more words

Patient Education

Cash for kidneys? Lawmaker wants you to be able to 'sell' your organs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — If Pennsylvania Congressman Matt Cartwright gets his way, you’ll soon be able to be compensated for donating a kidney.

Cartwright, who is a Democrat, will introduce legislation this week to allow for the creation of a five-year, government-run pilot program to test the effectiveness of offering non-cash rewards to kidney donors, … 222 more words

News

Police Officer Saves Colleague's Life With Kidney Donation

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COPPELL (CBS11) – Bonded in blue and now through a body organ, two Coppell police officers are recovering Monday after a generous donation by one of the officers leads to life-saving surgery. 353 more words

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A Story of Selflessness

A Story of Selflessness

by

Jamilah Zebarth

Managing Editor/Creative Director

We would all like to think we are good people, but what Christa Coulter-Scott did on November 12th, 2015 redefines the word ‘good’. 543 more words

Non Fiction