Organ Donation

Teen's Tragic Death Brought Hope To Three Medical PatientsOrgan recipients expressed thanks Thursday to the parents of Jermaine Cullum Jr., 16, who passed away last year of a heart attack.
South Suburban Mayors Reaching Out To Enlist African American Organ DonorsMayors from the south suburbs have teamed up with the Gift of Hope organ donation network, in a campaign aimed at increasing the numbers of organ donors in the black community, where far fewer are donors, and many more are in need of transplants.
Brothers Give The Gift Of Life To Each OtherIt all adds up to a special Thanksgiving in Stickney, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.
Heart Recipient Meets Donor's FamilyCBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez was there when a Great Lakes woman reunited with the family of her organ donor in north suburban Libertyville.
Parents Honored After 16-year-old Son Donates OrgansThe parents of a 16 year old who died suddenly last month were honored Wednesday for giving others life.
With Growing Transplant Waitlists, Doctors Seek More Organ DonorsAs Northwestern Memorial Hospital celebrated the 50th anniversary of its first organ transplant, doctors were urging people to sign up as donors as part of National Donate Life Month in April.
Chicago Teen Donates Kidney To Stranger To Save MomA Chicago teen who was unable to give his mother a kidney is giving one to a stranger, so that his mother can get a transplant from another donor.
Facebook Organ Donor Button Leads To Spike In RegistrationMedical experts said Wednesday that a new Facebook feature allowing users to declare they are organ donors could be a game changer, and could go far in reducing the number of those waiting for transplants.
A New Use For Facebook, YouTube: Recruiting Organ DonorsJeffrey Wilson gets his new kidney on March 16. After 17 months on dialysis, the 51-year-old financial analyst finally found a donor -- through Facebook. CBS 2's Dorothy Tucker reports.
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