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Blood Bag: The Unexpected Journey

April 5, 2017 at 9:35 pm
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Written by: Dianne Geary, technical hospital relations manager For those of you that have donated blood before, you are familiar with the routine; the whole blood donor is asked a bunch of questions, has a mini physical and passes the...


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April is National Donate Life Month

March 29, 2017 at 4:17 pm
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Every 10 minutes, a new patient is added to the national organ transplant waiting list. To raise awareness of this significant need, Donate Life America has designated April as National Donate Life Month. It’s a time to recognize the life-saving...


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The Buddy System and Blood Donation

March 15, 2017 at 9:04 pm
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Buddies make everything better. Good childhood memories usually include using the buddy system, don’t they? Field trips, swimming pools; for safety and fun, nothing beats buddies. Good news: you can still use a buddy! Blood donations are a good excuse...