Hot Topics: Organ Transplant & Donation

Blog Posts (22)

June 24, 2010

NY State to Presume Consent For Organs?

NY State will presume consent for organ donation, that is, if Assemblyman Richard Brodsky gets his way. Acknowledging that the demand for transplantable organs vastly outstrips supply and the fact that presumed consent works in other European nations, Brodsky has proposed that the default would be that all New Yorkers would donate their organs upon their death unless they were to check a box “opting out” on their driver’s license registration form.…

April 19, 2010

Could There EVER Be An Okay Way to Pay for Body Parts?

The Nuffield Council is really scratching its head on that one–is money the only way to get people to give up parts of their bodies?…