Maryland Legislature Approves Bill Giving Organ Donors Tax BreaksThe General Assembly has passed a bill that would give a tax break to people who donate all or a portion of an organ.
Md. Recommends Better Screening Of Organ DonorsMaryland health officials are recommending enhanced screening of potential organ donors in response to a rare case in which a patient died of rabies after receiving a kidney from an infected donor.
5-Year-Old Carney Girl To Compete In Games For Organ Transplant RecipientsRight now, more than 113,000 people are waiting for organ transplants. A little over 28,000 will get them.
Md. Hospital's Memorial Honors Organ DonorsThe Prince George's Hospital Center is honoring more than 50 people whose organs were donated after they died with a new memorial.
Johns Hopkins Doctor Teams Up With Facebook To Encourage Organ DonationsDemand 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.
Md. Nonprofit Encourages People To Donate Organs & Save LivesPeople 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.
Organ Donor's Family Honored At Rose BowlOn average, 120 people who die in accidents are able to donate their organs to others.