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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....
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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...
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Mixtape in the Key of Life

Written by: Kevin Reynolds, Kidney Recipient January 17, 2018 I realize not everyone is as forthcoming about their health journey...
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Getting “The Call”

Written By: Pat McEntee, Heart Transplant Recipient  Waiting for a heart transplant was a long, slow process. The road began...
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How Are Organ Procurement Organizations Funded?

Written by: Barry Massa, Executive Director for LifeCenter You may have wondered, "How does organ donation work? Who pays for...
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Where Are They Now? Carolyn Henry Glaspy

In 2011, LifeCenter introduced you to Carolyn Henry Glaspy, a mother who shared the extraordinary story of how her son,...
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Don’t Believe Everything You See on TV

We've all seen the commercials: An endangered patient is being rolled on a gurney into the emergency room of a...