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Finding contentment

So much of today’s technologically advanced world is designed to remind us of what we don’t have.  Advertisements for everything under the sun – including peace, if only I would buy the organizing package, flood my inbox daily.  931 more words

Faith Family Football

Organ and Tissue Donation by Religious Affiliation Part 2

Greek Orthodox

According to Reverend Dr. Milton Efthimiou, Director of the Department of Church and Society for the Greek Orthodox Church of North and South America, ” The Greek Orthodox Church is not opposed to organ donation as long as the organs and tissue in question are used to better human life, i.e., for transplantation or for research that will lead to improvements in the treatment and prevention of disease.” Organ donation is the individual decision of each member. 535 more words

Health Ethics

Our Visit to a Brain Bank

Brain banks are a vital resource in MND research. The MRC London Neurodegenerative Diseases Brain Bank was established in 1989. It is part of King’s College London and King’s College Hospital, and is part-funded by the Medical Research Council (MRC). 855 more words

MND Research

Hobbling but Grateful

Let’s say you’re a mom and you’ve just had knee surgery–your second surgery in four months. Let’s also say you have a thoughtful friend who sends you a bouquet from Edible Arrangements. 446 more words

Saskatchewan premier eyes presumed consent to boost organ donation

Premier Brad Wall says he would like Saskatchewan to implement what’s called presumed consent for organ donations if the policy would legally stand in Canada. 106 more words

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Every Vote Counts, Every Donor Counts!

As the 2016 presidential election approaches, it is important for people to be registered to vote.  For New Yorkers, it is also an opportune time to enroll as an organ, eye and tissue donor in the Donate Life Registry. 415 more words

The Eye-Bank

Organ donation campaign underway in Ontario

The CN Tower is turning green Friday evening to raise awareness for organ and tissue donation as BeADonor month kicks off in Ontario.

There are currently more than 1,600 people waiting for a life-saving organ transplant and every three days someone dies waiting, according to the Trillium Gift of Life Network (TGLN). 240 more words

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