Latest Donation Stories

2011-01-14 06:45:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting a family the "old-fashioned way" is becoming less common. Only 25% of American households are made up of a husband, wife, and a child.

2010-12-30 10:13:11

Taking different measures to preserve the lungs after brain death in potential organ donors nearly doubled the lungs eligible for donation, compared to conventional methods that are typically used.

2010-12-28 10:34:00

Strategic Health Care to Assist with Federal Policy Initiatives MCLEAN, Va., Dec.

2010-12-20 08:56:00

Goodwill® Urges Donors to Give to Legitimate Charities ROCKVILLE, Md., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year for the donation of household items. It is also one of the busiest times of the year -- period.

2010-12-16 12:38:22

Requiring a second exam on a person who is considered brain dead may be unnecessary.

2010-12-16 09:55:00

Television, movie and music personalities urge people to give the gift that saves the day WASHINGTON, Dec.

2010-12-15 00:26:32

Use of certain measures for lung preservation after brain death in potential organ donors resulted in a nearly doubling of lungs eligible for donation, compared to a conventional strategy that is used, according to preliminary research published in the December 15 issue of JAMA.

2010-12-14 00:47:46

Face-to-face workplace interactions may be the best way to educate and encourage people to consider becoming organ donors.

2010-12-13 09:30:00

DENVER, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- For the eighth year, Donate Life will sponsor a float in the annual Tournament of Roses Parade, a grand national tradition.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.