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Transplant Athletes Go for the Gold

While athletes around the world prep for the Sochi Winter Olympics Games, there is group of contenders training for a new kind of Olympic-style competition: The Transplant Games of America ®.

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One Liver Saves Two Lives

One liver saves the lives of a 1-year-old baby and 70-year-old woman in a rare split liver transplant procedure.

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The Gift of Organ Donation - A Minute Of Your Time Can Add Years To Another Life

Due to the lack of donors, only about 6,400 liver transplants are performed each year. New Orleans is emerging as one of the best places in the country to get a...

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Six Common Organ Donation Myths Debunked

More than 121,000 men, women and children are on the national transplant waiting list. Unfortunately, there are not enough organ donors registered to give those in need a second chance at...

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Road to Recovery: Rare Heart-Kidney Recipient Shares His Story

Jack Tillery is a man of incredible faith, gratefulness and humility. For 12 years, he suffered several cardiac complications that eventually led to heart and kidney failure. Here is Jack’s...

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Marie’s Life Was Saved by an Organ Donor

Did you know that there are over 121,000 men, women and children waiting on an organ transplant to save their lives? With April being National Organ Donor Awareness month, it’s...

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Living Liver Transplant

Mary Carnahan—in desperate need of a liver transplant—found a living donor close to home: her own daughter.

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