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Some Common Life-Saving Treatments That Require A Blood Transfusion

March 23, 2016 10:44 pm Published by Comments Off on Some Common Life-Saving Treatments That Require A Blood Transfusion

Each year, more than 5 million people require blood transfusions due to illness, surgery or serious injury. There is no manufactured alternative to human blood so the blood collected from donors is the only supply available to patients in need,...


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Building Community Together: Give Good 2015 Campaign Results

March 2, 2016 9:37 pm Published by Comments Off on Building Community Together: Give Good 2015 Campaign Results

By Kristin Stankus, digital community and social media specialist This winter, Stanford Blood Center (SBC) partnered with Habitat for Humanity East Bay/Silicon Valley (Habitat) for our third annual Give Good Campaign to help blood donations go further during the critical...