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Organ Donations Give Life...And Time

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Organ donation adds up to many extra years of life for recipients. Learn how many on this week's Sound Medicine Stat.

Eric Metcalf was the associate producer of Sound Medicine. He has covered health issues for a number of websites and magazines, and has coauthored or contributed to more than a dozen books on health and fitness. He has a journalism degree from the University of Missouri and a master’s in public health from the Indiana University School of Medicine.