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New York organ donor law now permanent - Rochester Democrat and Chronicle



Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
 
New York organ donor law now permanent 
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle
ALBANY - A law aimed at boosting the number of registered organ donors will now be extended permanently. Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill Monday removing the expiration date for Lauren's Law, a measure named after a Rockland County girl who ...
Organ-Donor Law Named After Rockland Kid Made Permanent Patch.com

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Organ transplant support group to meet | News | hickoryrecord.com - Hickory Daily Record



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Organ transplant support group to meet | News | hickoryrecord.com 
Hickory Daily Record
HICKORY ? The Hickory Organ Transplant Support Group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at Catawba Valley Medical Center, AHEC Building Room 105.
Poor regulation, Little Data, and Few Criminal Cases; a New Report ... News18

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Toddler denied kidney transplant due to dad's probation violation - New York Daily News



New York Daily News
 
Toddler denied kidney transplant due to dad's probation violation 
New York Daily News
The hospital could not comment on specific patients' cases. But Janet Christenbury, director of media relations, told the Daily News that guidelines for organ transplantation are meant ?to maximize the chance of success for organ recipients and ...
2-year-old denied kidney transplant because father violated ... CBS News
Dad speaks out after hospital denies 2-year-old's kidney transplant WDBJ7
Toddler's life-saving kidney transplant halted because of dad's arrest, family says TheBlaze.com
Palm Beach Post  -NBCNews.com  -GoFundMe  -Atlanta Journal Constitution 
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UMBC and Johns Hopkins lead effort to extend viability of organs ... - Baltimore Sun



Baltimore Sun
 
UMBC and Johns Hopkins lead effort to extend viability of organs ... 
Baltimore Sun
Engineering and transplant experts from the University of Maryland Baltimore County and Johns Hopkins University are leading an effort to transform the science ...

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Child's transplant in limbo - CBS46 News Atlanta



CBS46 News Atlanta
 
Child's transplant in limbo 
CBS46 News Atlanta
A two-year-old desperately needs an organ transplant, and according to doctors, his father is a 110 percent match. However, surgeons at Emory Hospital will not do the operation just yet. AJ Burgess, who weighs just 25 pounds, was born without a working ...

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Organ donation: initiative aims to change Swiss system to 'opt out' - The Local Switzerland



The Local Switzerland
 
Organ donation: initiative aims to change Swiss system to 'opt out' 
The Local Switzerland
Under current rules, to become an organ donor upon death a person must proactively state their wishes while they are alive. But a Swiss branch of the Junior Chamber International ? a non-governmental organization of young people ? wants to reverse the ...

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Doctors praise plan for organ donor presumed consent in England - The Guardian



The Guardian
 
Doctors praise plan for organ donor presumed consent in England 
The Guardian
According to NHS Blood and Transplant, the agency responsible for boosting donation rates, there are more than 50,000 people alive today in the UK who would have died if they had not undergone an organ transplant. Of those, 36,300 received a kidney, ...
LIer in need of heart transplant urges organ donor registration Newsday
Victory! Organ donation change to Opt Out system in stunning victory for seriously ill transplant patients Mirror.co.uk
What is the new opt-out organ donor system? We reveal how Theresa May's decision could save hundreds of lives Daily Mail
Medical Xpress  -The Independent  -News 12 Westchester 
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20 years of organ transplants - The Japan Times



Times of India
 
20 years of organ transplants 
The Japan Times
Twenty years have passed since the Organ Transplant Law entered into force, and yet the number of organ transplant operations from brain-dead donors in Japan remains far lower than in many other countries. Parties concerned should uphold the spirit of ...
Harvesting new rules for better organ transplants Times of India
British gov't will now presume everyone is an organ donor, even without permission Lifesite
Local teacher reaches out on social media for an organ donor KGNS.tv
Blackpool Gazette  -Port Huron Times Herald  -Worcester News 
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Nurses are the game-changers in organ transplants, study finds - Business Day



Business Day
 
Nurses are the game-changers in organ transplants, study finds 
Business Day
Academics at Wits have found that nurses are overwhelmingly in favour of transplants but are hamstrung by a lack of a structured protocol for referring potential ...

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State moves to expand list of organ donors - Albany Times Union (blog)



LongIsland.com
 
State moves to expand list of organ donors 
Albany Times Union (blog)
According to the federal Organ Procurement and Transplant Network, nearly 10,000 New Yorkers are currently on a list of the more than 118,000 people nationwide waiting for an organ transplant. Most New Yorkers support organ donation, according to the ...
Governor Cuomo Announces Measures To Increase Organ Donations In New York State LongIsland.com

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