Today’s Health Activist Writer’s prompt is to write a fake news article about a miracle cure. Rather than do this, I want to write about a real miracle—organ donation. Today is National Donate Life Blue and Green Day (Click here for more information) This celebration is part of April’s National Donate Life Month, an ongoing project to increase organ donor awareness.
Hepatitis C is the most common reason leading to liver transplantation. Sadly, there are not enough donated livers—a situation that will worsen if we don’t diagnose and treat more patients. In the meantime, we can participate in the miracle of organ donation by registering to donate our organs and tissue. Take part in the 20 Million in 2012 Campaign and tell everyone you know about it. Be a miracle.