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January 2011

Patient Postcard: Andrea’s Story

Patient Postcard: Andrea’s Story

Posted January 19, 2011

At any given time, over 100,000 people in the United States are waiting for live-saving transplants. On average each day, 18 of them die. There are simply not enough organs to meet the demand. In the following segment, 47-year-old Andrea Coleman, a school teacher from New York, offers her reflections about receiving a double lung transplant at the Cleveland Clinic.

Making Sure a Kidney’s a Good Fit

Making Sure a Kidney’s a Good Fit

Posted January 14, 2011

We take a look at the complicated transplant step of cross matching in this photo slide show.

Resources for LifeGiving Transplant Stories

Resources for LifeGiving Transplant Stories

Posted January 12, 2011

Resources related to the LifeGiving Transplant Stories coverage.

The Green Chair

The Green Chair

Posted January 11, 2011

The Green Chair encourages Ohioans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors.

CBS Sports: Chris Henry’s Legacy Lives On

CBS Sports: Chris Henry’s Legacy Lives On

Posted January 11, 2011

On December 16, 2009 Chris Henry suffered fatal injuries after falling from a moving vehicle. In the wake of the tragedy, Henry's mother decided to donate his organs.