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Myth: If I have any medical illness, it will prevent me from becoming an organ donor

Fact: Except Very few medical condition, rest of us are eligible for donating organs. Doctors evaluate each potential donor on a case-by-case basis to...

Myth: My family will be charged if I donate my organs

Fact: The organ donor's family is never charged for donating organ or tissues. The family is charged for the final efforts to save your life,...

Myth: If I agree to donate my organs, the hospital staff won’t work as hard to save my life

Fact: When you go to the hospital for treatment, doctors focus on saving your life not somebody else whom they don't even know. You'll...

Myth: Organ and tissue donation disfigures the body

Fact: Donated organs are removed surgically, which doesn't disfigure the body. The donor's body is clothed for cremation, so there are no visible signs...

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