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Organ "Donations" from Chinese Prisoners by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Fri 12 Sep 2008 12:00pm The darker side of bioethics. This video is heart-retching and could not argue louder for a Universal Declaration on Bioethics and Human Rights. Watch it and weep. From the BBC: Organ sales 'thriving' in China Chinese officials say the prisoners volunteer to donate their organs. ... Read on »
Convicts Are Entitled To Your Organs, Shouldn’t You Be Entitled To Theirs?February 11, 2008 by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm As I surfed the web looking for Blog ideas I ran across an old story with as many tentacles as a giant squid.  Each tentacle more controversial and thought provoking than the last. Just the two issues I’m covering here generate enough legal and ethical questions to keep law firms, bioethicists, lawmakers and editorial writers busy for hundreds ... Read on »
Medical Ethics and Organ Donation: Greasing the Slippery Slope by MKirschMD Posted Thu 27 Aug 2009 12:00am Organ donation is a white hot medical ethics issue. In the last month alone, there have been two scandalous reports alleging criminal and immoral donation practices. First, we read about a man, a rabbi no less, arrested for trafficking in kidneys. He referred to himself as a ‘ matchmaker ’, not quite the Fiddler on the Roof image of the wizene ... Read on »
DONATE LIFE ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS-FRESNO, CO- FAMILY OF OFFICER BEJAR CHOSE TO DONATE HIS ORGANS by rickisjourney Posted Thu 04 Mar 2010 12:00am DONATE LIFE ORGAN DONATION AWARENESS-FRESNO, CO- FAMILY OF OFFICER BEJAR CHOSE TO DONATE HIS ORGANS Law enforcement officers take an oath to protect and serve the public and Reedley Police Officer Javier Bejar was no exception. His commitment to service will now live on in others even as his family grieves their loss. Early Monday ... Read on »
Does An Organ Transplant also Transplant Donor Memories? by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Fri 18 Jan 2013 4:23am I have researched and published several blogs on  cellular memory and am doing it again because in the five years I have been writing the Bob’s Newheart column it is clearly the most popular topic.   It has had thousands and thousands of hits from all over the world. Personally I am a cellular memory skeptic  in that I had a heart transplan ... Read on »
A Proposal To Legalize the Sale of Human Organs by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Sat 31 Aug 2013 5:11am By  Bob Aronson Plan by David F. Diamond The story of the organ shortage is all too familiar; supply just can’t catch demand.  Since 1984 when Tennessee Congressman Al Gore (D) and Utah Senator Orin Hatch (R) authored and passed the National Organ Transplant Act (NOTA) there have not  been enough organs.  The act makes ... Read on »
Organ Donor Consent? by Brenda Avadian Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Wed 18 Aug 2010 1:48pm Have you signed a donor consent form? Do you know that federal law prohibits you from specifying who can’t receive your organs? Imagine a convicted rapist receiving a life-saving transplant thanks to your loved one’s organs. This year, my California driver’s license came up for renewal. I had the option of renewing online–no standing i ... Read on »
Legal Briefing: Organ Donation and Allocation by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Sat 02 Oct 2010 5:52pm The Fall 2010 issue of the Journal of Clinical Ethics (vol. 21 no. 3) is out.  My 21-page “Legal Briefing” column in this issue covers legal developments pertaining to organ donation and allocation.  This topic has been the subject of recent articles in JCE. Organ donation and allocation have also recently been the subjects of signif ... Read on »
Miss Teen Hawaii donates her organs by Patty .. Patient Expert Posted Mon 26 Apr 2010 9:50pm Beautiful teen lives on through organ donation. Miss Teen Hawaii kidneys, pancreas and liver were donated after her sudden death last Tuesday. Such a shame to lose someone so beautiful inside and out, but thanks to her giving family she lives on through her memory and through giving her organs to others. ... Read on »
Being a donator of organs is a g ... by Medical Quack Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Mon 10 Nov 2008 4:19pm Being a donator of organs is a good thing to do, to give life to someone after death, but this appears to be another area of profiteering for those wanting to cash in...and again what was the status of the body parts, yes I'm sure they gave life back to many, but according to the article, sanitary conditions and other areas of concern were just ... Read on »