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Liver dialysis helps save tot - Cincinnati.com

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Liver dialysis helps save tot
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The outlook for his health is good; the five-year national survival rate for liver transplants in 1- to 5-year-olds is above 75 percent, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing.
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I never heard of liver dialysis until today! this is a good thing.

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Take 2 minutes to do something very important to me.

Take 2 minutes to do something very important to me. | living organ donor | Scoop.it
Register online right now to be an organ and tissue donor. You could one day save up to 8 lives. (It's organ donation awareness month. Take some time to spread the word about organ donation to help those waiting.
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Share with family and friends #KidneyForJessica

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Student Educates Classmates about Organ Donation - Twin Falls Times-News

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Student Educates Classmates about Organ Donation
Twin Falls Times-News
HAZELTON • Five months before he died, 15-year-old Robert Tayler Sellers was getting his driver's license and registered as an organ donor.
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April is National Donate Life Month.

More than 121,000 people in the U.S. now are waiting for a lifesaving transplant, according to Intermountain Donor Services. Last year, nearly 29,000 people received transplants.

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'I never thought that kidney failure would happen to me' - Independent.ie

'I never thought that kidney failure would happen to me' - Independent.ie | living organ donor | Scoop.it
The idea of donating an organ is something that rarely crosses most of our minds, until we need one, that is.
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faces of kidney disease #KidneyForJessica

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Kidney disease, chronic - Symptoms - NHS Choices

Kidney disease, chronic - Symptoms - NHS Choices | living organ donor | Scoop.it
Most people with CKD have no symptoms because the body can tolerate even a large reduction in kidney function.
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World Kidney Day

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Today is World Kidney Day! Help spread the word and raise awareness of kidney disease! #isupportwkd (Today is World Kidney Day! Help spread the word and raise awareness of kidney disease!
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Today is World Kidney Day! Help spread the word and raise awareness of kidney disease!#KidneyForJessica

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Kidney Awareness

March is National Kidney Awareness month. Take care of your kidneys by using these simple steps. And be sure to get tested for Kidney Disease, especially if ...
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The Power of Yes - Organ Donation Myths vs. Facts

The Power of Yes. Saying "Yes" to organ, eye and tissue donation has saved countless lives, but more generosity is needed. Unfortunately, some common misconc...
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Consider the facts and become a donor today.#KidneyForJessica

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Study: Grey's Anatomy is turning people against organ donation

Study: Grey's Anatomy is turning people against organ donation | living organ donor | Scoop.it
It's hard to nail down the effects of any one show or movie or book on a large social phenomenon. But TV shows do seem to be turning people against organ donation.
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if this is the case. I think we need to petition Hollywood if people get influence by fictional shows.

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if this is the case. I think we need to petition Hollywood if people get influence by fictional shows.

#hope4Jessica  #kidneyforJessica

Carolyn Shipley's curator insight, May 28, 2014 8:47 PM
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if this is the case. I think we need to petition Hollywood if people get influence by fictional shows.

#hope4Jessica  #kidneyforJessica

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Need for living organ donors on the rise

Need for living organ donors on the rise | living organ donor | Scoop.it
Organ donation is not a topic people enjoy thinking about. But the need is greater than ever, because more people are getting sick. That is why the call has gone out for living donors.
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#KidneyForJessica. So true...

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Many support organ donation, but don't say 'yes' - Standard-Examiner

Many support organ donation, but don't say 'yes' - Standard-Examiner | living organ donor | Scoop.it
Many support organ donation, but don't say 'yes'
Standard-Examiner
Surveys show that 95 percent of the population thinks organ donation is a good thing; however, in Utah, only about 70 percent of the population over 18 have registered as donors.
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This has allot of information. We need to advocate to change those number

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Living donor transplantation: Should we advocate for it? - NephrologyNews.com

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Living donor transplantation: Should we advocate for it?
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Living donor kidney transplantation offers multiple advantages to patients with end-stage renal disease in addition to economic and societal benefits.
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This article talks about the benefits  Of living organ donation. Very good read. #KidneyForJessica #TeamJessica

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My Hero: Become a life-saving donor - YouTube

www.wolverinesforlife.org For those given the gift of life -- blood, organs, tissue or bone marrow -- they know a hero gave them a second chance. In an inspi... (RT @DonateLifeCO: It's #WorldKidneyDay!
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#WorldKidneyDay#KidneyForJessica #DonateLife. Thank you all for the love and support.Her journey to recovery begins with spreading the word

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People Are Selling Their Organs on Facebook | Motherboard

People Are Selling Their Organs on Facebook | Motherboard | living organ donor | Scoop.it
A reporter from the paper posed as the brother of a woman in need of a kidney transplant and put up an ad in a Facebook group set up to facilitate the buying and selling of human organs. With an apparently thriving Facebook ...
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This is so wrong on so many levels. I heard only one country(Iran) does allow it. What are your thoughts???

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'Modern Family' Star's Health Struggle: Sarah Hyland Reveals Kidney Disease, Received Transplant

The show's TV daughter reveals she has been fighting a debilitating disease. For more, click here: http://gma.yahoo.com/health/
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