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.
“To meet a recipient is huge — it is surreal,” notes Linda Moyer (left), the donor’s mother. “It has continued our healing, and we’ve become friends. We’ve come to understand through faith that this is a plan.”
An Abington Township family’s effort to find a kidney donor for their ailing mother is moving to another level.
If you donate an organ, can you get it back? The court has faced that issue more than once, if you can believe it.