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Organ Donation

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Partner’s Death Prompts Man’s Crusade For Change In Federal Organ Donation Policy

A local man is fighting for change after he was told he couldn’t donate his late partner’s tissue, as he wanted.

03/28/2014

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Kidney Transplant Recipient Says Donor Will Always Be Part Of Her Family

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.

12/31/2013

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Organ Donation In Possible Shaken Baby Case

A 2-year-old Clearfield County girl is being called simply, “Baby Sophia.”

11/21/2013

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Local Kidney Transplant Recipient And Donor Both Doing Fine After Surgery

A woman’s desperate search for a kidney donor came from a man she never met. After the surgeries, both are doing fine.

10/30/2013

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Stranger Comes To Aid Of Local Woman In Need Of Kidney Transplant

Jacquie Uhler placed an ad hoping for a miracle. And that’s exactly what she got.

10/23/2013

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New Organ Procurement Facility Opening In O’Hara Twp.

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.

09/12/2013

Adam Snow Liver Donation

There is an unusual and desperate plea tonight from the parents of a local teenager who is in the hospital, fighting for his life.

11/09/2012

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Dispelling The Myths Of Organ Donation

KDKA Radio’s Robert Mangino talks to Misty Enos, associate director of community outreach for The Center for Organ Recovery and Education (CORE).

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/02/2012

Meaghan West, a heart transplant recipient, is a huge Steelers fan. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Super Bowl Sunday Is Time Of Hope For Family Of Steelers Fans

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s the time of the year when just about everyone is a football fan. But for one Texas family – who also happen to be huge Steelers fans – the Super Bowl […]

01/29/2011

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Black History Month Organ and Tissue Donation Facts

Black History Month Facts on Organ and Tissue Donation

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/28/2011

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Family Meets Recipient Of Son’s Heart

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One family’s gift this holiday season is something few can imagine – they met the recipient of their son’s heart. Karen and Don Brill, originally from Mount Washington, met 51-year-old “Louis” in […]

12/22/2010

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Local Families To Have Part In Rose Bowl Parade

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two local families will play a special role in the Rose Bowl Parade on New Year’s Day and they’re hoping it will inspire people around the country to consider organ donation. The […]

12/16/2010