organ donation

Local Community Members Spread The Word About The Need For Organ DonationsJohn Green of the 'Gift of Life Donor Program' says the annual gospel program is aimed at increasing awareness about the need for donations in the minority community. He says African Americans make-up a sizable number of those who need a donated organ.
Bucks County Organ Donor Among 100 Recognized in 2015 Rose Parade FloatBarb Stebulis, of Ivyland, Pa., says she bought two roses for that float: one for her son, killed in a car crash in 2008, when he was 22, and the other for his heart recipient, Darrin.
Zeoli Show Log 11.21.14Rich reviewed President Obama's speech explaining his executive order on immigration. He talked to Dr. Mazz at 4:00, George Mason Law Professor Ilya Somin at 4:30 and Samantha Jones, a high school student suing to keep "One nation under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.
Hundreds From Philadelphia Take Part In Transplant Games In HoustonSeveral hundred members of Team Philadelphia are competing in the Transplant Games of America in Houston, Texas today through Tuesday.
Delaware County Boy Receives The Gift Of Life On His 10th BirthdayThe family is hoping their story will encourage other families to consider organ donation.
Lawmakers Mull Update of Pennsylvania Organ Donation LawState lawmakers heard emotional testimony this week on a bill that would update Pennsylvania’s organ donation law.
Temple Trauma Surgeon Trains Doctors To Talk About Brain DeathA Temple trauma surgeon who also trains medical students to follow in her footsteps noticed that while students receive copious training on what brain death is, they aren't necessarily taught how to explain brain death to a waiting family.
Thousands Take Part In 19th Annual Donor DashSeveral thousand people registered to take part in Sunday's event aimed at raising money to help spread awareness about the importance of organ donation.
Gift Of Life Donor ProgramPat Ciarrocchi spoke to a heart transplant survivor and a representative from the Gift of Life program on organ donation and the 19th Annual Donor Dash.
'Gift of Life' Transplant Program Marks 40th Year With Call For More DonorsThe "Gift of Life" program -- the nation's leading organ donation program -- based here in Philadlephia.
Willow Grove Woman To Ride in Rose Bowl Parade On New Year's DayFaith Carlin (right) received a new kidney and a new pancreas in the early '90s, and now is an ambassador for the "Gift of Life" organ donation program.
Health: Study Shows Facebook Initiative To Boost Organ Donation Registration WorkedAs the little girl who got a life-saving lung transplant continues to recover, there's new research out showing how social media can increase organ donations.