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Child killer’s execution delayed after his organ donation offer

Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) granted a six-month stay of execution for a convicted child killer on Wednesday so that the state can look into the possibility of taking organ donations from death row inmates like him, NBC News reported. Kasich’s order came a day before 40-year-old Ronald Phillips was…

Head trauma treatment advances mean less available organs for transplants

Successes in preventing and treating head trauma over the past decade has had the unfortunate consequence of fewer organs being available for transplant, according to a new Canadian study. Researchers at the University of Calgary looked at 2,788 adult patients with brain injuries admitted to hospitals in southern Alberta over…