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Protecting living organ donors' rights

During my process of being evaluated to become a living kidney donor in 2013, I began receiving the National Kidney Foundation’s monthly online newsletter.  In the one for May 2016, was an article titled “Living Donor Protection...

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New numbers don’t lie: counterfeits pose a growing threat

The dangers of counterfeit goods regularly make headlines: bad brakes, knock-off tires, lead-laden children’s toys and fraudulent medicines are just a few of the ways that counterfeit goods have harmed consumers. In addition to the direct dangers...

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Forget the necktie

True story.  One Father’s Day, I went into my father’s closet, pulled out a tie, and gave it to him for Father’s Day.  Ever enthusiastic, he proclaimed it the best tie ever and one he desperately needed to round out his...
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No platforms-as-usual

Dear Republican and Democratic leaders:

Please listen to my plea as you come together to create your Presidential Party platforms. While it is tempting to make these a laundry list of opposing policies, I urge both our Democrat and...

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