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Ambulance in Times Square. Every time someone is killed or dying with a viable organ, time is of the essence to get the organ to a waiting transplant recipient. Flickr/Alex Minkin.
John Farley  |  October 17, 2011 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Forty percent of Americans are registered organs donors, compared to only 15 percent of New York State residents. Why are we so behind the curve?
Cooler used to transport organs from donor to transplant recipient. One donor can supply organs to eight different people. Photo courtesy of BioEthics.net.
John Farley  |  October 16, 2011 7:15 PM | Comments
If you are a registered organ donor and you die, your organs can potentially save the lives of eight people. Here's how to become a donor in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.
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