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Save a life: Become an organ donor

organ donor Reid hospital IndianaDespite medical advances and greater awareness of organ donation and transplantation, there remains a growing gap between the need for organs and the number of donors out there. According to the American Transplant Foundation, more than 120,000 men, women and children are in need of a lifesaving organ transplant today. An additional name is placed on the national organ transplant waiting list every 12 minutes, and on average, 21 people die each day due to lack of available organs for transplant. (more…)

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Mammograms: Top 10 reasons you might be avoiding them

MammogramsSince its introduction on a national scale in the late 1980s, modern mammography has reduced the death rate from breast cancer by 30 percent, according to an article published in Health Physics. And thanks to advances in imaging technology, this lifesaving process has become increasingly accurate. (more…)