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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