Plaque notes local organ donor's impact

On Aug. 30, 2009, Becky and Jim Bowden were notified that their son, Nathan Bowden, 20, had died in a traffic accident. He was in his sophomore year of college. The Bowdens made a decision to donate Nate’s organs and...

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Keokuk man’s organ donation helps others live on

Nathan Bowden of Keokuk was 20 years old when he died in a car crash in 2009. Nathan had agreed to be an organ and tissue donor, which was indicated on his Iowa driver’s license. Those donations have gone on...

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Nominations now open for the 2024 Comcast Community Champion of the Year

Vote for NASCAR driver Joey Gase, representing the Iowa Donor Network in the 2024 Comcast Community Champion of the Year

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Bremer County DMV, Iowa Donor Network honor living organ donor in Waverly

A plaque honoring living organ donor April Wilson will be unveiled at noon Tuesday at the Bremer County DMV, located at 415 E. Bremer Ave., Suite 1, in Waverly.

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Organ Donation and Donate Life Month

April is designated as National Donate Life Month and is noted as a time to raise awareness about organ donation and having more people register as donors.

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Genesis child psychologist travels to Egypt to offer services

Dr. Ahmed Elmaadawi is the chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Genesis Health System in Davenport. He has been with the hospital for about two years, but has spent the majority of his career working in the Midwest.

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Iowa Navy veteran creates art after life-saving kidney transplant

A kidney transplant at the Iowa City VA Medical Center has given a navy veteran a new lease on life. Navy veteran Jeffrey Pruitt was diagnosed with renal failure and was told he had six months before he’d be incapacitated...

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How one transplant helped an Iowan make lifelong friends

In 1999 Crystal Ellis was just starting college when she faced a life-changing injury; when a virus spread to her eye, scarring it, she would risk losing it entirely. She needed a transplant.

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