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donating your body,

Postby Bamabear » Thu Jan 07, 2021 6:35 am

where did you guys do that, I want to know?
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Re: donating your body,

Postby Pitch1 » Thu Jan 07, 2021 7:04 am

Not as simple as saying, I want my body to go for research. Your body may not be good enough for donation. My mother had a major stroke and hung on for 7 years as a talking lump of flesh. Sound horrible,but she would have been better off if the ambulance had never made it to the house. Anyway she contracted a drug resistant infectin and passed. The agent, (located thru hospice) refused her corpse due to the infection. She was cremated.
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Re: donating your body,

Postby Alias » Fri Jan 08, 2021 8:40 am

Bamabear wrote:where did you guys do that, I want to know?


Deb, call your local county health department and maybe they will have the information you need. Just ask about the Anatomy board.
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Re: donating your body,

Postby Randy » Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:11 am

I think it's on my license that I'm donating my organs.
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Re: donating your body,

Postby littleguns » Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:28 am

Another possible source of information might be a state university or other facility with a physician-training program. Those programs usually seek donated bodies to train future physicians. I know in my state, Minnesota, the Mayo Clinic in Rochester accepts bodies for such purposes. A good friend's father and mother both donated their bodies to Mayo for research. Cremated remains were returned later. A Google or Bing search also might turn up some information. (I haven't tried such a search; I'm just thinking of possible sources.)
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Re: donating your body,

Postby littleguns » Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:31 am

UPDATE: I did a Bing search for "donate body for research alabama" and found information that should lead you in exactly the right direction. Google would lead you to the same places, I'm sure.
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Re: donating your body,

Postby mowmud » Sat Jan 09, 2021 1:35 am

Put it in your will. The lawyers will take care of it. Something new to me though, getting the final remains back. Even if it is just ash.

Kinda cool in a weird way. But, yet, you are still a burden of sorts. I think I'd rather be lost... or eaten by a bear or pack of wild dogs.

You gotta keep on looking towards the brightside though.
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Re: donating your body,

Postby nadx » Sun Jan 10, 2021 11:30 pm

no one would want my fat body lolz
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