Black History Month: Honoring Unsung Heroes in the Field of Transplantation

February celebrates Black History Month; a time of the year to recognize individuals and events that have given voice and opportunity to African Americans across the nation. As we wrap up the month, LifeCenter Northwest would like to reflect on the courageous men and women who have contributed to significant medical advancements, and helped reached […]

Guest blog: The final beat of Nicholas Green’s heart of gold

By Donor Father, Reg Green The boy who received my son’s heart died Tuesday, although he wasn’t really a boy any longer. He was 37 years old. But when my 7-year old son, Nicholas, was shot in an attempted carjacking on a family vacation in Italy, Andrea Mongiardo was just 15. At the hospital in […]

Burn Awareness Week: Australian athlete receives second chance at life through tissue donation

Observed annually the first full week of February, Burn Awareness Week aims at educating communities about fire safety and sharing information regarding the frequency and severity of burn injuries. Each year, more than 450,000 burn injuries requiring medical treatment occur in the United States. Although burn injuries continue to be one of the leading causes […]