Every 18 hours someone in New York dies waiting for an organ transplant. Religious concerns, language barriers and the unappealing subject of mortality make our area last in the country for organ donation.
A brain-dead 2-year-old girl will remain on life support at a Brooklyn hospital, while her parents argue whether her organs should be donated.
There was new fallout Friday following the death of a 16-year-old high school football player on Long Island after a collision at a game.
A Jersey City police officer who died in the line of duty is living through the organs he donated, CBS 2’s Elise Finch reported.
Jackie Lue-Raia’s mother was able to save the lives of three others through organ donation.
Lauren’s Law was named for 13-year-old Lauren Shields of Stony Point, in Rockland County. She received a heart transplant when she was 9.
‘Housewives’ cast member Heather Thomson is revealing a lot more about her family — and the life and death struggle they faced when her son Jax needed a liver transplant.
The new law, which will take effect in one year, will require anyone over the age of 18 getting a new driver’s license to answer whether they would like to join the state’s donor list. The question is currently optional.
A Long Island mother is on a quest to find the driver who took her 17-year-old son’s life, and kept on going. She’s also hoping his death can save the lives of others.
A young man is determined to use his second chance at life to help others through the agonizing wait for healthy organs.