Tag: Organ & Blood Donation

May 3, 2021

Born with a congenital heart defect, a heart transplant at 19

A congenital heart defect leads, two decades later, to a dramatic heart transplant.

Heart & Vascular

November 6, 2019

Advice from a living organ donor

'Do your research first. But do it,' says Carissa Buccieri of becoming a living organ donor.

Health Topics

October 29, 2019

One last plea for a donor kidney, then a Facebook connection

Will Gallagher was in his early 20s and needed a new kidney; a 21-year-old acquaintance came to his rescue.

Health Topics

April 23, 2019

The importance of organ donation: a young mother’s story

Ashleigh-Anne Hughes turns transplant experience into advocacy work for organ donation.

Health Topics

April 1, 2019

3 ways you can save a life today

You can help save a life of a family member or stranger through donation.


March 30, 2016

The importance of living kidney donation

Benefits are great for those who receive organs from living kidney donors.


March 17, 2016

When a scan finds a nodule: Is it lung cancer?

A modern medical dilemma: Do you wait and watch a suspicious spot? Or have diagnostic surgery?

Cancer Prevention

October 15, 2015

Organ donation facts: We debunk the myths

Signing up to donate organs makes you an instant hero. Learn 10 truths about donation.