Synopsis: This week on “Learn Me Something,” Aaron and Rich delve into the history organ donation, the problems surrounding it in various different countries such as Canada, the United States, and the thought process behind those that choose not to donate after death.
More than 120,000 Americans are currently waiting for an organ transplant. On average, 150 people are added to the nation’s organ transplant waiting list each day—one every 10 minutes.
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Present: Aaron Stewart, Rich Plumb
- Organ Donation Myths and Facts
- Fast Facts About Organ Donations
- Why Do More Women Donate Organs Than Men?
- How It All Started: The HIstory of Donation
- The Ethics Issue Blocking Organ Transplant Research
- Increasing organ donation by presumed consent and allocation priority: Chile
- What You Need to Know About Organ Transplants
- 7 Reasons Not To Be An Organ Donor
- Canadians Are Dying Because Our Organ Donation Rate Is Dismally Low
- History of Organ and Tissue Transplant
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Download: Episode 66: Organ Donors