Did you know that 5,000 people are waiting for life-saving organ transplants in New Jersey? Or that a donated liver can be split into two to help an adult and pediatric patient awaiting donation? 126 more words
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Doctors, families of donors meet those they helped save at event celebrating hospital's 50th anniversary
SALT LAKE CITY — It was a celebration of renewed life at Heritage Park Wednesday evening. Dozens of families who have received organ donations at University Hospital had the chance to meet the donor families and doctors who helped save their lives, and it was all part of University Hospital’s 50th anniversary. 361 more words
Tri-County Health Care is among a select group of hospitals and transplant centers nationwide recognized by the U.S.
Department of Health and Human Services for reaching a bronze level of achievement by conducting activities that promote enrollment in state organ donor registries. 562 more words
SALT LAKE CITY – Another 575 names were added to a wall in Salt Lake City Saturday, and the wall is a memorial to thousands of lives that have been saved by local organ and tissue donors over the years. 210 more words
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