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Can Runners Donate Blood?

August 2, 2017 6:23 pm Published by Comments Off on Can Runners Donate Blood?

Our donors generously give their time and blood to help save lives, so it’s no surprise that they care about health. As such, we often encounter questions about donating blood and running (particularly donating while training for a race like...


World Cancer Day

“We Can. I Can.” World Cancer Day 2017

February 1, 2017 12:29 am Published by Comments Off on “We Can. I Can.” World Cancer Day 2017

This Saturday, February 4, is World Cancer Day – an annual global event that aims to unite the world against cancer. Its goal is to raise awareness of the devastating disease, educating the global population “while pressing governments and individuals...


Happy Thanksgiving

Five Healthy Recipes to Lighten Up Your Thanksgiving Meal

November 22, 2016 10:05 pm Published by Comments Off on Five Healthy Recipes to Lighten Up Your Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family, but mostly for food! While Thanksgiving dinner is a well-deserved indulgence, some might be looking for ways to make their meals a little healthier. But just because you want to stay healthy,...


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Five Ways to Prevent the Flu (and Still Donate Blood)

October 19, 2016 6:07 pm Published by Comments Off on Five Ways to Prevent the Flu (and Still Donate Blood)

Sniffling, coughing and fevers. That’s right folks, flu season is upon us. And unfortunately, flu season also means more canceled appointments for blood donation due to sickness. But no need to worry; there are plenty of things you can do...