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National Donate Life Month

Before-And-After Photos Of Kids Show Why Organ Donation Is So Important

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 04.18.2016 | Parents

April is National Donate Life Month, a time to raise awareness about the importance of organ donation. That's why Children's Healthcare of Atlanta (CH...

The Simple Difference: Close Cultural and Linguistic Gaps to Save Lives of Hispanics

Juan Carlos Caicedo, M.D. | Posted 05.06.2014 | Healthy Living
Juan Carlos Caicedo, M.D.

Your life should not depend on your ability to understand the doctor's written instructions. Simply not having a Spanish-speaking health care provider answering critical care questions can mean a patient will suffer and likely die. This is a problem getting bigger every day.

A Daughter's Gift: HuffPost's Own Erica Liepmann & Her Mother Share Their Kidney Donation Story

Erica Liepmann | Posted 06.05.2011 | Impact
Erica Liepmann

"Hi, Mommy. It's me. I've got some good news! I just got a call from Ellen, the committee has cleared me as a [kidney] donor for you. I'm really excit...

When Hope Runs Short, a Season That Gives Life

Michelle Javian | Posted 06.04.2011 | Impact
Michelle Javian

Of the 300 people waiting for a heart transplant in New York, only slightly more than half of them received one last year. Today, 18 people will die because they didn't receive one in time.

Illinois Family Travels The Country For Organ Donations

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Since before their two children were born, Mike and Sheri Greiner have always dreamed of traveling the country and visiting each of the nation's 50 st...