Several bills progressing in the Maryland General Assembly would provide support for living organ or tissue donors, and educate high school students about becoming a donor.
The loss of life from drug overdoses, particularly with the opioid crisis, may have contributed to an increase in organ donations, according to recently published medical research.
In 2000, Harold Mintz gave the ultimate gift: He became the
first person in the Washington area to donate a kidney to a stranger. Now, his
generous act is being studied by researchers, eager to shed light on
his compassionate behavior.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.