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Organ and Tissue Donation - What's with the tissue? by Donate Life Illinois .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:32pm More than 98,000 people nationwide are currently waiting for organ/tissue donations (source: UNOS ). Though the phrase "organ & tissue donation" is now standard, we still often receive questions as to what exactly "tissue donation" consists of. Donate Life Tennessee has an explanation on their site that helps shed light on just how ... Read on »
Organ and Tissue Donation by Dr. Richard Keller Medical Doctor Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 1:36pm To continue in this a “how the community can work to forestall/prevent death” vein (or is it stream of consciousness?), I got a thank you letter from Gift of Hope today. While we do what we can in aiding with organ donation, we participate most directly with that organization in their tissue donation program. Our facilities are used for the procu ... Read on »
Organ and Tissue Donation Social Media Resource Guide by Donate Life Illinois .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Mon 08 Jun 2009 6:35pm Donate Life Organ & Tissue Donation Social Media Resource Guide This post is intended to provide a comprehensive list of links to official Donate Life affiliated organizations that have a presence on the social media platforms designated below. This post can also quickly be accessed by using the following URL: http://budurl.com/Do ... Read on »
Show Some Love for Organ and Tissue Donation by Donate Life Illinois .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Tue 14 Feb 2012 11:32am Supporters of organ and tissue donation are some of the most passionate and energetic advocates around. This Valentine’s Day, let’s focus that passion and energy on “showing some love for organ and tissue donation.” How can we show our love for donation? It’s simple . . . just follow these steps: If you haven’t done so already, ta ... Read on »
Show Some Love for Organ and Tissue Donation by DonateLifeIllinois Posted Tue 14 Feb 2012 11:32am Supporters of organ and tissue donation are some of the most passionate and energetic advocates around. This Valentine’s Day, let’s focus that passion and energy on “showing some love for organ and tissue donation.” How can we show our love for donation? It’s simple . . . just follow these steps: If you haven’t done so already, ta ... Read on »
Outside the Loop Talks Organ & Tissue Donation by Donate Life Illinois .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 4:31am Last week, WLUW's (88.7 FM- Chicago) Andy Hermann and Mike Stephen, hosts of Outside the Loop, interviewed Kim McCullough, Manager of Public Relations and Donor Family Services for Gift of Hope Organ & Tissue Donor Network about the overall status of organ & tissue donation in Illinois. Be sure to listen to the interview here! ... Read on »
Myths and Misconceptions about Organ and Tissue Donation by Elizabeth Leis Patient Expert Posted Mon 08 Apr 2013 6:00am April is Donate Life Month, and we’re publishing a series of blog posts from Jessica Schram, in-house coordinator for Sinai and Northwest hospitals for the Living Legacy Foundation. Here is Jessica’s second installment: When it comes to organ, tissue and eye donation, there remain many myths and misconceptions surrounding the process. Some ... Read on »
Samantha’s Story – Saving Lives Through Organ and Tissue Donation by Donate Life Illinois .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 01 Oct 2009 10:05pm Sam In late July, we buzzed out to St. Charles to meet up with a very special family – the Joos. Tim and Deb Joos were kind enough to let us come out to their home to film a short video about their daughter Samantha. I had only heard buzz about how powerful of a speaker Tim is but was absolutely blown away when we sat down and s ... Read on »
Samantha’s Story – Saving Lives Through Organ and Tissue Donation by DonateLifeIllinois Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:04pm Sam In late July, we buzzed out to St. Charles to meet up with a very special family – the Joos. Tim and Deb Joos were kind enough to let us come out to their home to film a short video about their daughter Samantha. I had only heard buzz about how powerful of a speaker Tim is but was absolutely blown away when we sat down and s ... Read on »
Organ and Tissue Donation by Heather .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:07pm I wanted to take an opportunity to remind everyone how important it is to consider this topic. There is a mother in Illinois who has brought this issue to light for me. Her little girl Annika is 6 years old and has had 2 liver transplants and is currently waiting on a list for a third. I was surprised to learn that "Each da ... Read on »