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Don't blame families for low organ donation rates, fix the system

Despite more than A$250 million of investment into organ donation programs since 2008, transplant rates have not increased as quickly as the …

Heartbreaking video sends powerful message about organ donation

If all your colleagues are hunched over their keyboards crying this afternoon, this video might be why.<p>Ad agency DDB Worldwide posted the viral clip on its YouTube page two weeks ago, and it’s since gotten more than 6 million views and continues to circulate on social media, highlighting the bond …

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In death, doctor’s organ donation mission receives new life

In April, 2014, Dr. Jennifer Bender told The Globe and Mail about watching preparations for a potential organ donor abruptly stop when the family members involved decided against the donation. As an anesthesiologist, she said it was difficult to see the potentially life-saving process come to a …

Why You Should Choose to Say 'Yes' to Organ Donation

Getting your driver's license is something every teenager dreams of. Getting behind the wheel for the first time, being in control, and finally having more independence is one of the best feelings in the world. However, there's one part most people forget when they go to the DMV to get their …

Number of people donating organs after death falls for first time in 11 years

The 3% drop has led to fewer transplants taking place, an NHSBT report found, prompting calls for families to ensure they discuss donation<p>The number of people in the UK donating organs after their death fell by 3% last year – the first drop in 11 years. The decline has led to fewer transplants …

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British IndyCar driver Justin Wilson saves six lives by donating his organs after his death

Justin Wilson saved six lives by donating his organs after his death, the Sheffield-born driver's brother has revealed.<p><b>Wilson, who died on Monday following an accident in an IndyCar race in Pennsylvania</b> at the weekend, was airlifted from the Pocono raceway to hospital but never recovered …