organ donation http://iowapublicradio.org en Successful Kidney Donation Between Incompatible Donor-Recipient Pairs http://iowapublicradio.org/post/successful-kidney-donation-between-incompatible-donor-recipient-pairs <p>Today on <em>Talk of Iowa</em> we listen back to a conversation from last year, where in a three day period, five people received kidney transplants thanks to something called a kidney paired transplant chain.</p><p>We find out about this life saving chain of generosity and talk to a transplant surgeon, donors and recipients of kidney transplants. Also, we learn about an organization called <a href="http://myangelfoundation.org/">My Angel Foundation</a>, a non-profit focused on inspiring Iowans to become registered organ, eye and tissue donors.</p><p></p> Wed, 19 Mar 2014 21:32:36 +0000 Charity Nebbe & Emily Woodbury 37783 at http://iowapublicradio.org Successful Kidney Donation Between Incompatible Donor-Recipient Pairs Funerals and Burials http://iowapublicradio.org/post/funerals-and-burials <p>Join host Ben Kieffer&nbsp;for this discussion and examination of funeral trends and new rules related to funerals and services in Iowa. &nbsp;Hear from funeral directors about how their job is performed, and get a glimpse of how a person might go about skipping the funeral director to care for deceased loved-ones on their own.</p><p></p> Tue, 15 Oct 2013 18:32:42 +0000 Ben Kieffer & Ben Stanton 30608 at http://iowapublicradio.org Funerals and Burials Donating A Kidney http://iowapublicradio.org/post/donating-kidney <p>Just a few weeks ago in a three day period, five people received kidney transplants thanks to something called a kidney paired transplant chain. Today on Talk of Iowa, we find out about this life saving chain of generosity and talk to a transplant surgeon, donors and recipients of kidney transplants. Also, we learn about an organization called <a href="http://myangelfoundation.org/">My Angel Foundation</a>, a non-profit focused on inspiring Iowans to become registered organ, eye and tissue donors.</p> Thu, 21 Feb 2013 17:35:02 +0000 Charity Nebbe 15792 at http://iowapublicradio.org Donating A Kidney