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Latest Organ donation Stories

Italian Baby Receives World's Smallest Artificial Heart
2012-05-23 04:25:44

Italian doctors recently announced they completed an operation that implanted the smallest artificial heart in a 16-month-old baby boy. He received the device prior to obtaining a permanent organ donation.

2012-05-11 12:05:15

Researchers at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and Feinstein Institute for Medical Research conducted a retrospective analysis which found that morbid obesity impedes kidney donation.

2012-05-11 05:25:38

For potential organ donors, it is not enough to have just good intentions; you need to have a good waistline as well.

Facebook Introduces Organ Donor Registration
2012-05-01 11:32:38

A new feature unveiled by Facebook today allows users to register as an organ donor and share this news through the web site.


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swell-mobsman
  • A member of the swell-mob; a genteelly clad pickpocket. Sometimes mobsman.
Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.