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JANUARY 16--Ropes Course for Souls

Big Sur. I had it in my head that we needed to get here.

The glorious, big days are somewhat easy here. Night is still night, and nights are hard. 713 more words

Husband to give wife kidney for 20th wedding anniversary

Traditionally china is the perfect gift to give for a 20th wedding anniversary. But a Virginia man is about to give his wife something much better for their big milestone — his kidney. 271 more words


Should Canada adopt an “opt-out” system for organ donation?

On January 1 of this year, France adopted a new “opt-out” organ donation policy, whereby all deceased French citizens are considered to have given “presumed consent” to the harvesting of their organs and tissues for organ donation unless they entered their names on an “opt-out” registry or have left specific instructions regarding their wishes with family members or next-of-kin. 2,035 more words


'A Risk Index for Living Donor Kidney Transplantation' in Top 10 of 2016 via AST, ASTS, and AJT

Congratulations to ERGOT’s Dr. Allan Massie, whose article A Risk Index for Living Donor Kidney Transplantation was named one of the Top 10 Accessed Articles in 2016 by AST, ASTS, and AJT!


JANUARY 13--Glowing in the Dark with Mary

We have been here a week—feels like much, much longer. The rains kept us from going straight to Big Sur as we had planned, but that turned out to be a good thing. 448 more words

Cystic Fibrosis

"The law of unintended consequences pushes us ceaselessly through the years"*...

Much has been said about the ways we expect our oncoming fleet of driverless cars to change the way we live—remaking us all into passengers…

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Book Review: The Gift by Louise Jensen.

My 4* review:

Jenna was happily living her life, she was a vet nurse and in a happy relationship with Sam. But all that changed in a flash when Jenna got sick, so sick that her heart was giving up and she needed to have a heart transplant. 684 more words

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