A 50-year-old man walked into University Hospital La Fe in Valencia, Spain on Monday morning with a revolver hidden in his belt. After applying to become an organ donor, he committed suicide in the bathroom.
Doctors at a central New York hospital were minutes away from harvesting organs from a woman they believed was dead – then she opened her eyes. After being told she was dead, her family agreed to take her off life support and allow the organ donation.
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After being declared brain-dead in New Jersey, a 64-year-old woman was rushed back to Israel so she could donate her organs to others. Her unique blood group added greater significance to the task of getting her back to Israel urgently.
A four-year-old boy named Riley O’Brien needs a heart and two lungs transplanted as soon as possible. In fact, he’s needed the transplant for his entire life, starting before he was even born.
She was a beautiful blonde skiing maverick changing the sport for women worldwide. The slopes were her second home, a home that would claim her life. On Thursday skier Sarah Burke, 28, died in a Utah hospital from injuries on the slopes Jan. 10.
Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs joined California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday at the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital in Palo Alto to announce new legislation aimed at simplifying the organ donation process for Californians.
Terry Cottle committed suicide in 1995,his heart was donated for organ transplant. The recipient was Sonny Graham, who was on the verge of congestive heart failure. 12 years after Graham received Cottle's heart, he committed suicide in the same manner.