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Canada's policy on gay men donating tissue is 'discrimination': doctor

WATCH ABOVE: Even though gay men can donate organs, they are not eligible to donate tissues. Health Canada says it’s an issue related to HIV, but not everyone in the medical community agrees. 533 more words


Skin donor 'heroes' help north Queensland burns victim Dave Andersen recover

ABC News Leonie Mellor 29 July 2015

A Queensland man dubbed a walking miracle after suffering burns to 90 per cent of his body is helping spread the word that donating skin can save lives.

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Organ / Tissue Donation

Planned Parenthood: Cecile Richards' Official Video Response

Planned Parenthood: Cecile Richards’ Official Video Response

Published on Jul 16, 2015

Get the facts from Planned Parenthood President. Cecile Richards officially responds to the abortion video hoax and promises safe healthcare for families.

Planned Parenthood, how does that work exactly?

{coughs} Excuse me. {coughs} I’m in shock over the irony of the statement released by Planned Parenthood regarding the new undercover video that has been floating around. 76 more words

Ravings Of A Stark Mind

Lakeridge Health Leads Province in Tissue Donation for Second Year

Lakeridge Health is celebrating BeADonor Month with news that the hospital has once again led the province in tissue donations.

While not as instantly recognizable as organ donation, tissue donation can also lead to a number of lifesaving and life enhancing treatments. 295 more words



Looking back, I am surprised the hospital didn’t have us sign off on anything offering to donate organs or tissues when we left the hospital the evening Claire died. 209 more words

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Organ donation week: Tissue donation often overlooked, but important, docs say

TORONTO – Skin, bones, heart valves and corneas – these tissue donation options go a long way in helping donor recipients in need.

Corneas restore vision to people who’ve lost their eyesight, heart valves help babies born with congenital heart disease while skin is used to heal burn victims. 547 more words