This Medical Marijuana User Was Kicked Off an Organ Transplant List
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Now You Can Trade Your Old Kidney for a New Pair of Yeezy Boosts
Sneakerheads are spending thousands of dollars for the Boosts, so why not just hand over a kidney to cop a pair?
Scott Masters Pierce
This Tiny Artificial Kidney Is Powered by Your Body
Kidney failure is on the rise and the kidney donation system is so tangled that people who need the organ transplant aren’t receiving them even when they’re available. Rather than try to untangle the systemic mess, a team of scientists at universities...
The Lies Issue
It cost $7,000 to buy the actual kidney, $1,000 to fly round-trip to Cape Town, South Africa, where the operation could be done legally, and $1,200 to fly the Brazilian bricklayer whose kidney is now inside me to Cape Town from São Paulo.