The Takeaway

Inside Iran's Legal Human Organ Trade

Monday, August 18, 2014

Iran is the only country worldwide where the practice of selling one's kidney for profit is legal and regulated. It is also one of the only places that has no waiting list for organs.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Kidney Transplant Policy Change

Monday, February 28, 2011

Rob Stein, Washington Post reporter, discusses his recent article concerning a major policy change for recipients of kidney transplants. He argues the change will have major implications for all organ transplants and has led to a heated discussion amongst bioethicists, doctors, and patients alike. 

Jill McMaster, kidney recipient and a Patient and Donors Affairs representative on the board of United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS), joins the conversation and talks about what the new kidney donor policy proposal will mean for patients and for those waiting on the list to receive an organ.

The United Network for Organ Sharing's kidney committee is accepting public comments on the proposal until April 1.

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Gig Alerts: Organs

Wednesday, July 14, 2010

The untamed garage rock trio bring their wild blues to Cake Shop tonight. Download their raw track "Come Down With Me."

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