Organ donation: Giving the gift of life
- Hold on top your kidneys... Asplund, Jon // AHA News;2/24/97, Vol. 33 Issue 7, p4
Focuses on United Network of Organ Sharing's caution that urban myths related to a growing black market for organs could frighten potential organ donors.
- Law changes credited for organ-donation rise. // AHA News;03/17/97, Vol. 33 Issue 10, p5
Reports on the increase in the number of organ donations in Philadelphia.
- Transplants save lives. Csatari, J. // Boys' Life;Sep89, Vol. 79 Issue 9, p6
Examines the issue of donating organs and how discussing organ donation with your family can earn a new Boy Scout patch.
- Spare parts for the body. // Current Health 2;May84, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p3
During life, bits and pieces of the body are regularly lost with no ill effect. There are non-essential parts such as the appendix, tonsils and adenoids. There are also very essential parts. A look at body parts and what is being replaced. INSET: donating organs..
- Donating blood: A life-saving pint. Osborn, N.A. // Current Health 2;Nov88, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p18
Discusses blood donation. Meeting the requirements; How it's done; Testing blood; How long does it keep?
- Donor organs: A crisis. Jefferson, S. // Essence (Essence);Oct90, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p146
Opinion. Argues for increased black donation of organs to help blacks who need transplants. There is an organ shortage in this country and blacks aren't getting their fair share of organ transplants.
- Boosting fertility after 40. // Good Housekeeping;Nov92, Vol. 215 Issue 5, p98
Reports on research at the University of Southern California which has determined that women over age 40 who receive donor eggs from younger women through in vitro fertilization (IVF) have the same rate of successful pregnancies as younger women undergoing the same procedure. Size of the study;...
- The gift of life times four. Jacobbi, Marianne // Good Housekeeping;Mar94, Vol. 218 Issue 3, p131
Presents an account of four lives saved due to the decision of the Olson family to donate the vital organs of their son Allan following his fatal accident on September 9, 1989. Organ recipients; Communication between recipient Jerome Thompson and the Olsons; Aftereffects of organ transplants;...
- Private lives public scrutiny. B.J.C. // Hastings Center Report;Sep/Oct90, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p2
Describes the public reaction to Mary and Abe Ayala's decision to have another child in the hopes of providing a bone marrow donor for their daughter. Immanuel Kant; Biomedical ethics.