John 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.
Barb 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.
Rich 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.
Several hundred members of Team Philadelphia are competing in the Transplant Games of America in Houston, Texas today through Tuesday.
The family is hoping their story will encourage other families to consider organ donation.
State lawmakers heard emotional testimony this week on a bill that would update Pennsylvania’s organ donation law.
A 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.
Several thousand people registered to take part in Sunday’s event aimed at raising money to help spread awareness about the importance of organ donation.
Pat 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.
The “Gift of Life” program — the nation’s leading organ donation program — based here in Philadlephia.
Faith 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.
As 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.
The organization that sets national rules for organ transplants has scheduled a teleconference to discuss how lungs are allocated to young people.
Judge Issues Restraining Order Allowing 10-Year-Old Pa. Girl To Be Temporarily Added To Adult Lung Transplant List
U.S. Senator Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) says a judge has ruled to allow 10-year-old Sarah Murnaghan and potentially other children to be temporarily added to the adult list for a lung transplant.
There are several new developments in a desperate struggle to save a Newtown Square girl’s life, including a congressman getting involved.