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Child Organ Donation

Most parents have never thought about the difficult decision of whether or not you should donate your child’s organs when the unthinkable happens. Pediatrician Dr. Cindy Gellner discusses the…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 14th, 2021 13 plays 0  

Donating Child’s Organs Helps Grieving Parents Find Good in Tragedy

One of Dr. Jill Sweney’s jobs is to talk about organ donation to parents that have just lost a child. It’s tough, yet she does it because she has seen how organ donation can instantly…

From  Nathan Tanner on June 3rd, 2015 62 plays 0  

Myths and Misconceptions About Organ Donation

If you’re hesitant to check the organ donor box on your driver’s license because you’re unsure of the process, we’re here to clear it up. Dr. Jill Sweney talks about what it…

From  Nathan Tanner on April 24th, 2015 50 plays 0  

Today, Live Organ Donation is Safe, Effective and Saves Lives

Heather Thiesset, Program Manager for Transplant Surgery at University of Utah, seeks to increase awareness about the miraculous world of live organ donation. Recorded live at “Be Well…

From  Nathan Tanner on August 27th, 2014 8 plays 0  

How One Kidney Can Save Many Lives

If you’ve made the decision to become a live kidney donor, you’ve probably already got a recipient in mind. But if you could save more than one life with your kidney donation, would you…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 12th, 2014 27 plays 0  

The Benefits of Live Donor Kidney Transplant

Organ donations often come from people who’ve died unexpectedly in accidents or from natural causes, but healthy, living people can give certain organs, such as kidneys, too. People donate…

From  Nathan Tanner on February 6th, 2014 43 plays 0  

Are You Hesitant About Saying “Yes” to Organ Donation?

Most people know that being an organ donor is a good thing - organ donors save lives. But for whatever reason, checking that “yes” box to become an organ donor can be scary when…

From  Nathan Tanner on January 16th, 2014 469 plays 0