Have you or your family ever considered the possibility of organ donation? It is not a subject that is easily discussed, but it is a very important issue and one that should be shared with all members of your family.
There are 115,662 people waiting for an organ as of the end of July 2012, according to the Department of Health and Human Services. Every 11 minutes someone else is added to the organ transplant waiting list.
One organ donor can save up to 50 people, by donating internal organs (kidneys, heart, liver,
I was one of the lucky ones who received a heart transplant at four months old. I waited 13 weeks in