April is national “Donate Life” month

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI) - Nearly 124,000 people in the US are currently waiting for an organ transplant. More than 1,000 of them are age 10 or younger. With 150 people being added to the nation`s organ transplant waiting list each day the demand for organ donors has never been greater.

Dr. Brooks Edwards, a transplant cardiologist, talks about a recent Mayo Clinic survey about organ donation and transplantation.