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The FDA recently released final guidance regarding deferral criteria for men who have sex with men (MSM), changing its blood donation policy from an indefinite deferral to 12 months since the last sexual contact with another man. Read more about the final guidance.
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STANFORD, Calif.− Stanford Blood Center (SBC) is partnering with local gym NorCal Fitness (NC Fit) to help 2008 CrossFit Games champion Jason Khalipa’s four-year-old daughter Ava beat lymphoblastic leukemia and raise awareness about blood donation. Full story »
STANFORD, Calif.− Every second, three people across the world receive a life-changing blood transfusion. That’s why from August 15-21, Stanford Blood Center (SBC) is joining the international Missing Type Campaign to help raise awareness about the importance of blood donation and to encourage more people to register as donors. Full story »