N.Y. Planning Special Ambulance To Recover Organs

N.Y. Planning Special Ambulance To Recover Organs

 LifePort is a device that supports and monitors an organ during transport

In the hope of saving the lives of more people waiting for transplants, New York City is working on a plan to deploy a special ambulance to collect the bodies of people who have died suddenly from heart attacks, accidents and other emergencies and try to preserve their organs.
If the “rapid-organ-recovery ambulance” succeeds, officials would like to expand the unique pilot program citywide with a fleet of ambulances and eventually duplicate it in other cities.

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Jessica Biel Launches Site to Connect Donors with Non-Profits

Jessica Biel Launches Site to Connect Donars with Non-Profits

Jessica Biel making a difference

Yesterday famed actress Jessica Biel and her father, Jon Biel, officially launched Make the Difference Network (MTDN) at www.MTDN.com. Her work has caught the attention of other well-known celebrities who have joined her effort.

Unlike other efforts in the past, nonprofits can join MTDN for free and they get to keep 100 percent of all donations collected through MTDN.

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