The State of New York has ranked second to last in donor registrations – unsettling for those 10,000 New Yorkers on an organ donor list. But a transplant law inspired by a 12-year-old girl could change that. NBC’s Jenna Wolfe reports.
Recent advances have given organ donors easier surgeries and faster recovery times, but the advances have not tackled one primary issue in organ donation: the limited supply of organs. A new paper argues that a trend in society toward less altruism bodes further problems for the availability of orga Full story
Patricia Harris, talks about how kidney disease affected her son’s life and how his struggle inspired her to become an organ donor.