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Minorities the majority on kidney transplant waiting lists

94 percent of African-Americans and 85 percent of Hispanics on transplant lists need a new kidney.

Wednesday - 08/06/2014, 04:57am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Howard University, Clive Callender,

W.Va. fire victim's organs gave life to 3 others

Tuesday - 11/05/2013, 11:10am EST

Tags: fire victim,

Md. recommends better screening of organ donors

Maryland health officials are recommending better screening of potential organ donors in response to a patient who died of rabies after receiving a kidney from an infected donor.

Saturday - 10/26/2013, 01:56pm EDT

Tags: Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene

Md. hospital honors organ donors with memorial

Family members placed copper leaves engraved with the lost donors name on the "Legacy of Heroes" sculpture tree that now dons a soft green-colored wall in the Intensive Care Unit.

Sunday - 06/03/2012, 07:20pm EDT


Organ donor advocates gather at the Lincoln Memorial

About a hundred organ donor families and transplant recipients held hands, posed for pictures and shared bittersweet stories in hopes of encouraging people to give the ultimate gift.

Saturday - 04/07/2012, 01:58pm EDT

Tags: Lincoln Memorial, Linking Hands for Life, Donate Life America