39% of lung donations from smokers

39% of lung donations from smokers

There are 2 comments on the This is Guernsey story from Nov 22, 2012, titled 39% of lung donations from smokers. In it, This is Guernsey reports that:

More than one in three lung transplants in the last three years have been from donors who smoked, Health Minister Earl Howe has disclosed.

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Hack Cough Cough

Winnipeg, Canada

#1 Nov 22, 2012

Addition Hills, Philippines

#2 Nov 22, 2012
This is some kind of irony. A person who donates is the same one who may have inadvertently cause your lungs to collapse.

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