Thanks for Giving

November 24, 2014 at 12:19 pm
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By Julie Peachey There are many reasons people are motivated to become blood donors. Perhaps a loved one needed blood for survival or maybe a friend encouraged you to come with them once and it became a habit. Whatever the...

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November 22, 2014 at 10:53 pm
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I donate blood to make others healthy and have the blood they need so they can have a wonderful life ahead. I love the clinic at Menlo Park. It is such a nice place to donate & the staff and...

Meet this Year’s Give Good Partner: BayKids Studios

November 19, 2014 at 4:00 pm
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By Kristin Stankus, digital community and social media specialist Who is BayKids Studios? Lights, Camera, Healing…that is the motto of San Francisco based BayKids Studios, our 2014 Give Good campaign partner. Stanford Blood Center (SBC) is so excited to work...

Rivals for Life

November 5, 2014 at 8:00 am
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By Julie Peachey There’s a friendly yet competitive spirit in the air as we approach our 9th annual Rivals for Life blood drive on November 19. Since 2006, Stanford Blood Center (SBC) and UC Berkeley have gone arm to arm...

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Blood Donation Counts

October 30, 2014 at 10:40 am
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Brought to you by the letters S, B, C At Stanford Blood Center (SBC), staff are often referred to as vampires; an accurate description in a sense! So this Halloween, in honor of one purple, number-loving, friendly vampire, here are...

Transfusions Can Slash Sickle Cell Stroke Risk

October 22, 2014 at 3:47 pm
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By Dayna Kerecman Myers Regular blood transfusions can significantly reduce the incidence of strokes in children with sickle cell anemia, a new study shows. Results of the clinical trial, published in August in the New England Journal of Medicine,...