Selenis Leyva’s Clean Slate

Selenis Leyva barely set foot out of the Bronx until she was accepted at Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. “I specifically remember walking around the neighborhood near school and wondering what it would be like to live in one of those…

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The iPhone at the Deathbed

After Robert Alexander died at 51 during heart surgery in June 2018, after he was taken from the hospital to the facility that would recover the tissue and bone he had donated, he was brought to his uncle’s farm in Hinton, Okla., where his six siblings, his mother and other family members and friends had…

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Survey finds Americans strongly support organ and tissue donation for research

PHILADELPHIA, Pa.–February 18, 2020 –A strong majority of Americans agree that organ and tissue donation for research contributes to health and medical breakthroughs and acknowledge significant shortfalls for donation. This is according to a new survey released today commissioned by Research!America in partnership with The National Disease Research Interchange (NDRI). The survey finds that most…

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