Organ Donation

More Than 4 Million Registered In Michigan As Organ DonorsThe state's effort to increase organ donations appear to be paying off, as more than four million people are now registered in Michigan.
Transplant Buddies: Michigan Men Receive Heart, Lungs From Same Donor A bond between two longtime family friends has been deepened after the Michigan men received organs from the same donor.
Study Looks At Kidney Donation RisksThousands of Americans give the gift of life every year — but does it put them at risk for health problems down the road?
Awareness Is Key During Organ Donation Month Right now more than 3,000 Michiganders are waiting for transplants reports that could improve or save their lives.
Medical Examiner's Office To Collect Heart ValvesA medical examiner's office in Michigan plans to collect heart valves during autopsies for use in transplants as part of an effort to increase the availability of such tissue for donation.
Michigan Starts New Organ Donation License PlateMichigan's secretary of state is launching a new license plate designed to encourage people to donate organs and tissues.
Transplant Candidates Seek Best Quality Livers, Even if it Means Waiting LongerUniversity of Michigan researchers finds patients would rather be on waiting list than accept an organ with higher risk of failure.
'Big House' Event Helping Save LivesThe University of Michigan's 'Be a Hero at The Big House' event is taking blood donations and signing-up potential donors to the National Bone Marrow Registry at Michigan Stadium on Wednesday.
Improvements Underway At Secretary Of StateAn improved Michigan Secretary of State is in the works. In addition to a new elections crime unit and better customer service, another critical issue being addressed is organ donation.
More People Registering For Organ Donation In MichiganOrgan donation registrations are up in Michigan, with a 25% increase in June compared to a year earlier.
Sec. Of State Introduces License Plate To Benefit Organ DonationsThe proposed plate, which would require legislative approval, was on display Monday while Johnson was at Hurley Medical Center.