The Body Business: The Donor Game

A News 12/Newsday probe into organ donations found

A News 12/Newsday probe into organ donations found that for-profit companies turned donated bones and tissue into a host of cosmetic products. (April 3, 2013 6:49 PM)

Organ donors are willing to give the gift of life, but many don't realize they may be contributing to a private medical company's bottom line.

An investigation into organ donations found that for-profit companies turned donated bones and tissue into a host of cosmetic products, from breast augmentation and penile implants to tooth repair.

Medical researcher Laura Siminoff says most organ...

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