Organ Donation

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Brothers Give The Gift Of Life To Each Other

It all adds up to a special Thanksgiving in Stickney, CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez reports.

11/27/2014

Melody McIntosh; Ashley Swart (CBS; family handout)

Heart Recipient Meets Donor’s Family

CBS 2’s Roseanne Tellez was there when a Great Lakes woman reunited with the family of her organ donor in north suburban Libertyville.

08/04/2014

Jermaine Cullum (Credit: Facebook)

Parents Honored After 16-year-old Son Donates Organs

The parents of a 16 year old who died suddenly last month were honored Wednesday for giving others life.

06/25/2014

Hospital Bed

With Growing Transplant Waitlists, Doctors Seek More Organ Donors

As 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.

04/11/2014

Tevin Hamilton, and his mother Rhonda McClarn. (Credit: Mike Krauser)

Chicago Teen Donates Kidney To Stranger To Save Mom

A 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.

11/14/2013

Facebook Logo (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Organ Donor Button Leads To Spike In Registration

Medical 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.

CBS Chicago–05/02/2012

Jeffrey Wilson, 51, found a kidney donor through Facebook. (CBS)

A New Use For Facebook, YouTube: Recruiting Organ Donors

Jeffrey 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.

02/27/2012