Grieving Bay Area Mother Hears Beating Of Her Son's Heart In Transplant RecipientTwo Bay Area families are now united by one heart after an organ transplant saved one man’s life when another died in a shooting.
Donor Network West Saves Lives Matching Organ Donors With PatientsAyanna Anderson of Donor Network West and donor recipient Camellia Hudson Franklin talk to BR's Christin Ayers about the challenges of matching African American donors with patients who need transplants badly.
California Bill Helps Medical Marijuana Users Access Organ TransplantsCalifornia lawmakers have passed a bill that prevents medical marijuana users from being denied organ transplants just because they use pot.
Jefferson Award Winner Turns Family Tragedy Into Life-Saving MissionNearly 120,000 people in the U.S. need life-saving organ transplants, according to organ donor networks. A San Francisco man who's lived through personal tragedy has made it his life's mission to increase the donor pool. He's this week's Jefferson Award winner.
Antioch Toddler Recovering After Rare Double Transplant Surgery At UCSFAn Antioch toddler was recovering Wednesday following 12 hours of surgery in San Francisco in which he received a new kidney and a new liver.
Organ Donation Becomes Part of California's CurriculumStudents in the state's public schools are about to get a lesson or two in organ and tissue donation.
California Pacific Medical Center Performs 4-Way Kidney TransplantUntil Thursday, when all eight people were formally introduced at the hospital on Buchanan Street, the individuals involved did not know for sure who donated to whom.
Vacaville Woman Looks Back On 9/11 Heart TransplantAmid all the tragedy on September 11th, 2001, one 13-year-old Vacaville girl got a life saving heart transplant at Packard Children's Hospital.
Stanford Doctors Say Exercise Is Key To Lung Transplant SuccessStanford doctors now know that exercise for lung-transplant patients is key to their survival. That’s why they created the “Transplant Boot Camp,” which now inspires the former patients to become athletes.
Film Producer Promotes Organ Donation Awareness At UCSFThousands of lives could be saved each year if more people placed the telltale organ donor "dot" on their drivers licenses.