The lower “cost” of bone marrow donation: freshly minted research out on donor (dis)incentives

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Paying bone marrow or organ donors is still a hot button issue.  Ethical qualms aside, the core question surrounding this issue is whether such monetary incentives, or less drastic incentives like tax breaks, are actually effective enough to encourage more donors to register. But a less divisive and perhaps less public donor benefit has been … Continue reading

No’s on NOTA?

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There have been two recent posts regarding transplantation in affiliation with the Chronicle of Higher Education from Michele Goodwin, a legal and medical scholar from the University of  Minnesota. The first is a response to the furor caused by a girl refused  transplant because she was disabled/had Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome, a case we also mentioned here at … Continue reading

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