09/21/2012 12:57 pm ET Updated Nov 21, 2012

Who Gets A Kidney? Organ Transplant Policy May Change

The way that donated kidneys are allocated to patients needing transplants might be changed next year, so that the fittest organs would be given to those likely to live the longest with the donated organ. That was the announcement today from the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), the nonprofit organization that manages organ donations in the U.S.

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