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Wanted - Organ Donors

Depending on which set of statics you choose to interrogate, the picture painted for those waiting for a transplant is still bleak.  In the UK alone, for the period 01.04.15 – 31.03.16, 375 more words

Kidney Donor

Doctors at Hackensack UMC match living kidney donors for the first time

HACKENSACK, N.J. — When they met today, they said they had a feeling that the other was going to be the one who was going to save their life. 208 more words


There is Beauty in the World (Kindness Blog)

Another great post from my friends at the Kindness Blog. This small act of kindness is written by Jennifer Cramer-Miller.

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

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Small Acts Of Kindness

#48in48: Saskatoon woman donates kidney to stranger

SASKATOON – Imagine giving up one of your two kidneys to a total stranger. That’s what Sandra McIntosh-Broberg did in 2013.

“I feel great – its life changing,” she told Global News. 452 more words


Stranger giving Kelowna woman kidney

A Kelowna woman heads to Vancouver next week for an organ transplant and will be coming back with a new kidney thanks to a complete stranger. 36 more words


Organ donations and transplants up in Canada, along with need: Report

Organ donations and transplants are up across Canada, but in some cases, so too are the wait lists according to a new report.

The results of a 10-year study by the Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) show that donations from both live and deceased donors rose from a total of 915 in 2005, remained fairly steady at a little over 1,000 per year between 2006 and 2011, then jumped to a high of 1,145 in 2014; though that also factors in new data from Quebec that wasn’t tallied in the years before 2012. 528 more words


Hello 2016

It’s a new year and with that brings new opportunities and new beginnings! The last few months have been filled with so many emotions… It’s been challenging, tough, scary, uneasy, gloomy and frustrating. 838 more words