From Tim Apple to "oranges."
Donating my left kidney to my husband in 2012 is one of the best things I've ever done in my life. It is incredibly empowering and gratifying to save the life of the man you love and watch him regain his vitality. And being a donor hasn't hindered my life in any way -- it's only enhanced it.
Mike Burry, the hedge fund manager featured in the movie The Big Short, anticipated the housing crash by reading loan documents. Similarly, those in the food and agriculture arena predict a massive shift in farming practices by studying the inimical effects of the widely used weedkiller, RoundUp®.
His previous doctor had diagnosed him with a UTI and sent him home with antibiotics.
More incredible than donating to someone known or related is that many people are donating organs to absolute strangers -- living donors giving away a major body part to someone who they have never met.
The day arrived, and I lay on the bare operating table, with my eyes closed and my mind at peace. When I opened them three hours later I knew that someone had just received the gift of life. I smiled as I knew that I had just joined the smallest club in America.
My husband and I have a very special date approaching: our second "transplantiversary." I was lucky to be able to donate a kidney to him on July 20, 2012, about a month before I turned 40.
Swilling walked 7 1/2 miles on Friday, and hits the streets when he isn't working his job at Consolidated Southern Industries
Apple is famous for keeping its secrets under wraps. Not a single word got out during two and a half years of development
“I just want to say thank you, for helping me in the past and helping now.” Gabriella, whose transplant date is set for May
Neil Millman wanted to give me some pointers about what was ahead of me. As I walked into his hospice room, I knew it could just as easily have been my room. The cancer that is attacking his body is the result of taking drugs for years that kept his transplanted kidney alive.
A couple of weeks ago, I told you the story of Pastor Marrion P'Udongo, who's now in dire need of a kidney transplant. I explained how during the war, the pastor had risked his life.
Eight people received kidney transplants from eight unrelated donors in the largest-ever kidney swap at Northwestern Memorial
Despite this progress, the lack of reimbursement is seen as a huge roadblock for many hospitals and providers in their ability
For or against, the advert has achieved its intended purpose and raised the profile of both the issue of organ donation and those in greatest need.