In the past five years, nearly 500 Pennsylvanians a year have died before they were able to receive an organ or tissue donation.
A local man is fighting for change after he was told he couldn’t donate his late partner’s tissue, as he wanted.
From Zumba class in February to surgery in November, we’ve followed a North Hills woman in need of a kidney transplant. The native of Argentina is now back at home with her family.
A 2-year-old Clearfield County girl is being called simply, “Baby Sophia.”
A woman’s desperate search for a kidney donor came from a man she never met. After the surgeries, both are doing fine.
Jacquie Uhler placed an ad hoping for a miracle. And that’s exactly what she got.
Imagine being told your loved one has suddenly died. You want to donate his or her organs, but because organ harvesting is not an emergency, you might have to wait, and wait for an open operating suite.
There is an unusual and desperate plea tonight from the parents of a local teenager who is in the hospital, fighting for his life.
KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Misty Enos, associate director of community outreach for The Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE).
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