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Cook County has outlined how it will donate unclaimed cadavers to science. But the county board president says she's surprised by recently revealed details.The Cook County Medical Examiner will donate the remains after two weeks in cases where bodies are unclaimed or families can't afford burial.
Although many prefer not to think about it, a critical part of medical knowledge involves research with the dead. Last year, Cook County reached an agreement to donate unclaimed bodies to Illinois medical schools.
Most people look to have a personal relationship with a doctor and want to appear as a whole person, not just a collection of ailments to be fixed. But ironically, most med schools require coursework that’s impersonal, especially in classes where students examine donated cadavers. A handfu