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Lifegiving: Transplant Stories 90.3 WCPN ideastream

- a new kind of partnership -

ideastream in collaboration with NetWellness and other multimedia partners presents LifeGiving: Transplant Stories

NetWellness and ideastream are partnering to bring more understanding to the health and medical issues you care about. Launched in 1995, NetWellness is a consumer information website from Case Western Reserve University, The Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati. ideastream is a non-profit public broadcasting organization including WVIZ/PBS, 90.3 WCPN, WCLV and other educational and public service media. LIfeGiving: Transplant Stories is part of ideastream’s ongoing multiple-media coverage on important health issues presented in collaboration with The Plain Dealer and NetWellness. Through this partnership, you will be able to explore ideastream’s programs as NetWellness puts in-depth information at your fingertips.

LifeGiving: Transplant Stories from 90.3 WCPN ideastream

 

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The first successful human organ transplant - a kidney from one identical twin to another - took place in Boston over 50 years ago. The patient

lived for nearly a decade. Since then, more than half a million organ transplants have been performed in the Uniteds States alone. In fact, organ transplants are so common, that it's easy to forget how revolutionary they once were. 

NetWellness Staff
NetWellness.org