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The Waiting List – A Quick Guide to Understanding its Intricacies

In this day and age, pretty much everyone knows about organ transplants and their immense contribution towards saving and extending...
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Organ Donation: The Ultimate Form of Pride

With Cincinnati’s Pride week right around the corner and the Pride Celebration set to begin on June 23rd, we wanted...
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Cystic Fibrosis: How YOU Can Help Save a Life

Cystic Fibrosis is a progressive genetic disease that causes consistent lung infections and hinders a person’s ability to breathe due...
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The Highest Form of Giving

It is often said that people find more joy in giving than in receiving. There's something about the simple act...
Ann knows the importance of donation both as a cornea recipient and as a living kidney donor to her brother.

What Can You Make Possible: Living Kidney Donation

As many know, it’s possible for a person to donate his or her organs, tissue and/or corneas upon death. However,...
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5 Ways You Can Celebrate Blue and Green Day Daily

Once, annually, hospitals, organ procurement organizations and the transplant community host National Blue and Green Day during the month of...
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You’re Never Too Young or Too Old to Donate

While no one doubts the life-saving power of organ, eye and tissue donation, many of the questions surrounding who can...
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4 Creative Ways People Have Found an Organ Donor

It's no secret that there are far more people on the national organ transplant waiting list than there are donors....
Reese Brady Ryan, a heart recipient, with her parents. Read her story here.

Causes for Needing a Transplant

According to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, there are over 114,000 people on the national organ transplant...
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African-Americans and Organ Donation: Debunking the Myths

It is a well-known fact that organ donation is universally needed, but if you look at the data, African-Americans are...
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Cornea Donation: Giving the Gift of Sight

If you've ever marveled at a gorgeous sunset or enjoyed a breathtaking view of a mountain range, you know how...
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Resolutions Worth Keeping

For many people, the advent of the New Year brings a sense of excitement and anticipation, along with a renewed...