Doctor Proposes Sales of Kidneys

It is not a solution he proposes lightly -- indeed, it is among the most controversial ideas in medicine -- but Dr. Arthur Matas, former president of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons, says it's now time to develop a regulated system of kidney sales. That's right: Allow people to sell one of their kidneys to ease the growing shortage of donated organs. Matas encourages critics to do the math: There are now more than 70,000 Americans who've lost the use of their kidneys, most from...Full Story
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