'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.
Sen. Toomey Pushes For End of Over-12 Rule For Adult Lung Transplant RecipientsToomey isn't pushing for a particular new policy but says he's been told that the current lower age limit of 12 for adult lung transplants is arbitrary.
Penn Medicine Hosts Conference Highlighting Female Heart RecipientsHeart transplants take a tremendous toll on the body, but especially on a woman's body. Experts at Penn Medicine held a special conference Friday for female heart transplant patients and their caregivers.
New Jersey Boy Comes Close To Second Chance, Still Awaiting Heart, Lung TransplantsHe is a little boy, with a lifetime of health problems including being born with a congenital heart disease. Riley needs a heart and lung transplant to live.
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Urges Parents To Remember Organ DonationApril is "National Donate Life Month," and local families are pleading with potential donors to remember the youngest on the waiting list and sign up to give the gift of life.