Saudis allegedly buy 'Halal organs' from 'slaughtered' Xinjiang Muslims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Sunday (Jan. 19), a Chinese woman claimed to have personally witnessed the harvesting of live organs from unwilling Xinjiang Muslim donors who were "slaughtered on...

US begins organ transplants from living donors who have HIV

WASHINGTON (AP) — Surgeons in Baltimore have performed what's thought to be the world's first kidney transplant from a living donor with HIV, a milestone for patients with the AIDS virus who need a ne...

Book claims Taipei Mayor transplanted organs from Falun Gong prisoners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taiwanese publisher of the Chinese version of a book about the harvesting of human organs from dissidents in China has posted a full-page advertisement claiming Taipei'...

Sixth firefighter dies in hospital, one week after factory fire in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the April 28 fire in Taoyuan, Taiwan that took the lives of five firefighters and two migrant workers, a sixth fireman, who was rescued from the blaze, died due ...

Hockey bus crash victims include respected coach, captain

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — A junior hockey team was en route to a crucial playoff game Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock waves through a s...

Hockey bus crash victims include respected coach, captain

HUMBOLDT, Saskatchewan (AP) — Junior hockey players and others were en route to a crucial playoff game on Friday when a tractor-trailer slammed into their chartered bus, killing 15 and sending shock w...

Dutch OK law: Everyone is organ donor unless they opt out

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch senators have approved a new law that makes everybody a potential organ donor unless they decide to opt out of the system. The new system narrowly...

Taiwanese mother donates her daughter’s organs after sudden death in Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A 25-year-old Taiwanese woman who used to work in Singapore donated her organs after dying of a brain-related disease on Sunday. Luan Yi Shiuan, who went to Singapore in Jul...

AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one tha...

AP Exclusive: Twin tragedies give survivor a new face

ROCHESTER, Minn. (AP) — He'd been waiting for this day, and when his doctor handed him the mirror, Andy Sandness stared at his image and absorbed the enormity of the moment: He had a new face, one tha...

Fallen Heroes to be Honored on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade®

WHITTIER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--Fallen California law enforcement heroes will be honored in a special way in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade®. Today families of fallen officers at...

Fallen Heroes to be Honored on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade®

WHITTIER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--Fallen California law enforcement heroes will be honored in a special way in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade®. Today families of fallen officers at...

Fallen Heroes to be Honored on the Donate Life Float in the Rose Parade®

WHITTIER, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 17, 2016--Fallen California law enforcement heroes will be honored in a special way in the 2017 Tournament of Roses Parade®. Today families of fallen officers at...

October Saw a Record Number of Organ Transplants at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

STANFORD, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 11, 2016--Sixteen children at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford received life-saving organ transplants in October, setting a record for the most transp...

Indiana Woman Undergoes Double Hand Transplant at Jewish Hospital

LOUISVILLE, Ky.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 19, 2016--A Jeffersonville, Ind. woman has become the first female hand transplant recipient in Kentucky and the tenth patient to receive a hand transplant from t...