Religious leaders dispel myths about organ donation
Kelly Roberts, 33, the mother of a young daughter, got a second shot at life a few months ago with a little help from above. Her pastor, 59-year-old Reverend David Potete, gave her one of his kidneys.
Terra DeFoe dispels one of the most common myths about organ donation
Donor mom Terra DeFoe has been there. She knows how the organ donation process works because her son, Emilio, was a donor. Terra tells it like it is, breakin...
10 Myths About Organ Donation
Organ donation is when a person allows healthy transplantable organs and tissues to be removed, either after death or when alive, and transplanted into another person. Common transplantations include: kidneys, heart, liver, pancreas, intestines, lungs, bones, bone marrow, skin, and corneas. There are a lot of myths about organ donation. Lets find out the truth.
Myths About Organ Donation
Do you know the facts about organ, eye, and tissue donation? Don't get fooled by the myths and misconceptions.
GOD SQUAD: Myths about organ donation
Some people fear that if they become donors the doctors will not try to save their life so that they can harvest their organs. This is not true at all. Doctors heal until healing is impossible.
9 Organ Donation Facts
Each day, about 18 people in the U.S. die while awaiting a replacement for a diseased organ that no longer works.
Organ Donation: What it Is and How to Donate
Ever wondered about organ donation? Learn about what organ donation is, how you can donate today, and how you can register to be a donor.
Organ Donation Statistics: Why be an Organ Donor?
Wondering why you should be an organ donor? One donor can save up to 8 lives. Get more statistics here.
Common Myths About Facelifts
Board Certified San Diego plastic surgeon, Dr. Steven Cohen debunks the most common misconceptions about facelift surgery out there.
Love, Life, Legacy: What Organ Donation Is All About
Becoming an organ donor is a selfless act that shows you have the heart to help others should tragedy unexpectedly strike.
How Organ Donation Works
Read on to learn more about the different types of organs that can be donated, what’s involved in the registration process in the state of California, and how the donation process works.
Diabetes Facts: 10 Common Myths Busted
When it comes to managing diabetes, you know the rules: Watch carbs, not fat. Avoid cookies, unless they’re sugar-free. But what about eating white foods, fruit or snacking? And does fat matter when choosing what to eat? What you may think of as diabetes facts could actually be wrong. We bust 10 of the most common myths...
Four Common Myths about Breast Cancer Debunked
There are four common myths about breast cancer that can affect prevention.
6 Common Myths About Bloating, Debunked
Thanksgiving has come and gone — so now, it’s time to deflate from holiday calorie overload. But before you feast over the upcoming holidays, consider this: Though excess calories consumed
8 Common Myths about ME/CFS Debunked
For ME Awareness month I want to tackle some of the common misconceptions surrounding this debilitating illness. The lack of belief and ignorance surrounding ME is deep-rooted and causes significant harm to patients worldwide. Due to the disbelief, misconceptions, and stigma that are attached
How 1 decision saved 5 lives: The importance of organ donation
Within 24 hours after the organs became available, the transplant teams at our hospital completed a heart, two liver and two kidney transplants.
Crozer-Keystone Health System Earns Top Recognition for its Efforts to Promote Organ Donation
Crozer-Keystone Health System recently earned a Platinum Level Distinction for its outstanding efforts in the 2016 Hospital and Healthsystem Association of Pennsylvania’s Donate Life Hospital Challenge.
Apple iOS 10 features easy sign-up for organ donation via Health app
The forthcoming Apple iOS 10 will allow iPhone users in the U.S. to register for organ donation through Apple's consumer-facing Health app.
Cystic fibrosis sufferer Kate Hennessey on why more families need to discuss organ donation
Dorset Echo | Jenny Awford Photo: Thanks to a stranger I've had a second chance at life Most people in their 20s look forward to leaving hom...
Palmetto Health Tuomey presents lunch and learn about organ donation
Palmetto Health Tuomey, The Tuomey Foundation and the City of Sumter will collaborate to raise awareness about organ donation.