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In the Dead Zone

Robert Julian | Posted 08.07.2013 | Gay Voices
Robert Julian

Still clutching my wad of soggy Kleenex, I sit in the overflow ward of the emergency room while Patrick's body is prepared for the coroner. I stare silently at the row of vacant beds until the social worker returns. "Have you given any thought to the possibility of organ or tissue donation?" he inquires.

Abusing The 'Gift' Of Tissue Donation

ICIJ | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
ICIJ

By Kate Willson This is the fourth installment in an International Consortium of Investigative Journalists series. Mandi Eisenbeis stood over her da...

Traceability Elusive In Global Trade Of Human Parts

ICIJ | Posted 09.18.2012 | Business
ICIJ

By Kate Willson and Mar Cabra This is the third installment in an International Consortium of Investigative Journalists series. The Kentucky man di...

Body Brokers Leave Trail Of Questions, Corruption

ICIJ | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business
ICIJ

By Kate Willson, Vlad Lavrov, Martina Keller and Michael Hudson This is the second installment in an International Consortium of Investigative Journa...

Human Corpses Are Prize In Global Drive For Profits

ICIJ | Posted 09.16.2012 | Business
ICIJ

By Kate Willson, Vlad Lavrov, Martina Keller, Thomas Maier and Gerard Ryle This is the first installment in an International Consortium of Investigat...

'Fat Bank' Opens In Florida, Allowing Patients To Save Fat For Future Use

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.16.2011 | Healthy Living

We all worry about saving up for the future, but a new "fat bank" is taking deposits to a whole other level. Patients can have their fat removed vi...