Texas Heart Transplant Program Resumes After SuspensionBaylor St. Luke's Medical Center's decision to temporarily halt its program came after a series of news reports revealing the departure of several top physicians and an unusually high number of patient deaths in recent years.
Hispanic Organ Donation and Transplantation Symposium 8-28-16Dr. Laura Murillo from the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce talks with Dr. Mark Hobeika from UTHealth and Memorial Hermann Hospital about his experience in needing a liver transplant. They’re also joined by Michael Treviño from the Texas Medical Center’s 1st Annual Hispanic Organ Donation and Transplantation Symposium to discuss the importance of organ donation. Visit donatelifetexas.org for more information.
Taylor's Gift 5-10-15Sarah and PK from the Hot 95.7 Morning Show talk to the founder of Taylor's Gift, Tara Storch. Tara and her husband Todd started Taylor's Gift in memory of their teenage daughter Taylor who died following a skiing accident. The Storch's donated Taylor's organs helping five recipients. Now thru Taylor's Gift, others learn about the importance of organ donation. More info is available at taylorsgift.org.
Okla. Lawmaker Wants Death Row Inmates To Be Allowed To Donate OrgansA state lawmaker says he wants to give Oklahoma's death row inmates a chance at redemption by donating their organs before their execution.