Federal public health officials say three people who received organs from a rabies-infected donor in 2011 are no longer in danger of coming down with the deadly disease.
Many people know former Orioles executive Jim Duquette, who now broadcasts on WJZ-FM The Fan. But few know the pain his family has lived with for years. Like so many others in this country, Duquette’s little girl needed a kidney transplant to live.
A Baltimore City police officer shot in the line of duty 25 years ago finds himself in another battle to survive. And just like before, the University of Maryland Medical Center and his fellow officers do everything to keep him alive.
Right now, more than 113,000 people are waiting for organ transplants. A little over 28,000 will get them.
Demand for organs is surging in Maryland and across the country. Now, Facebook is connecting donors with patients who desperately need transplants. The concept was born right here in Baltimore.
People around the country, including those in Maryland, are waiting for transplants. A local group is rallying to help those in need by getting them the gift of life.
After making a public plea to save his friend’s life, quarterback Tom Brady’s mentor died Tuesday while awaiting a kidney transplant through Johns Hopkins Hospital’s transplant program.
On average, 120 people who die in accidents are able to donate their organs to others.
One last gift. The sudden death of a Pasadena teen outside a carnival teaches her family a life lesson about organ donation.
Though the choice is different for each person, the decision to become an organ donor has the potential to turn a tragic situation into hope for others.