Study Shows Kidney Transplants Are Hard To SetupTransplant centers often reject usable kidneys an average of seven times before the organ is transplanted, according to a study from Case Western Reserve University.
Donate Life Month: Michigan Residents Urged To Become Organ Donors"We have to keep doing better because we have 3,500 people currently on the waiting list for that gift of life or quality of life, waiting for that phone call."
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.
Farmington Hills Woman Turns To Social Media To Find A KidneyAbout a hundred thousand people in this country are waiting for a kidney transplant. Audrey Weinberg of Farmington Hills is using Facebook for her search for a vital organ.
Oakland University Hosts Bone Marrow Donor Registration Drive"I think it's a vital responsibility of everyone to look at those who are in need and come to the rescue."
Woodhaven Woman Wants To End Own Life To Donate OrgansSherri Muhzer, 43, has been housebound for 11 years due to her condition.
Organ Donor Sign-Up Comes To FacebookFacebook wants to help you share your organs.
'Donate Life' Month Kicks Off In MichiganSecretary of State Ruth Johnson said the annual campaign has already succeeded in boosting the number of people who have signed up to donate organs.
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.
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.