Organ Donation

What My Stupid Body Taught Me About Organ Donation During A Pandemic

What My Stupid Body Taught Me About Organ Donation During A Pandemic

Four weeks ago, I strolled into Manhattan Eye, Ear, and Throat Hospital to a ghost waiting room. All the trappings of a normal outpatient hospital were there: TVs blaring cable news, taupe-coloured chairs, fake plants. But where patients and their loved ones would usually be waiting, there was just one…

Should You Be Allowed To Sell Your Kidney?

Should You Be Allowed To Sell Your Kidney?

There are currently 96,559 candidates on the list awaiting a kidney transplant in the US, and over 1500 people on the waiting list in Australia. In major cities in the US, the average wait is five to ten years. In Australia, the average wait is over three years. For those…

How To Donate Your Body To Science

How To Donate Your Body To Science

What are you going to do when you die, just rot in the ground like a selfish jerk? If instead you’d rather set those organs you aren’t using anymore to better use saving lives and training surgeons, here’s what you need to know about making something of your afterlife.