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A Good Deed Deserves a Great Cut

July 29, 2015 at 10:50 am
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Whether you’re heading back to school, starting a new job, or it’s just time for a change, who doesn’t love a fresh new look? From Monday, August 3 through Sunday, August 16, all presenting donors at centers and mobiles will...

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Ramadan’s Midnight Blood Donors

July 22, 2015 at 3:37 pm
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  Summer shortages affect blood centers around the world, but blood centers in the predominantly Muslim world face an even greater challenge during Ramadan, the holy month of fasting, introspection and prayer. Ramadan, which literally means scorching in Arabic, is...

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The Road to Recovery

July 1, 2015 at 1:17 pm
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Motorcycle enthusiast Ryan Roberts usually did not ride his motorcycle to his job at Stanford Video. But back in 2004, the Fourth of July fell on a Sunday, and he was supposed to have that Monday off from work. He got...

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Summer: The Other Season for Giving Blood

June 24, 2015 at 2:15 pm
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The Bay Area has incredibly generous high school kids: A whopping 15 percent of Stanford Blood Center’s blood donations come from students—and 90-95 percent are high school students participating in mobile blood drives. When all those caring kids go on...

New Discoveries in the Fight Against Cancer

June 3, 2015 at 11:55 am
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By Kristin Stankus, digital community and social media specialist Since its founding in 1978, Stanford Blood Center (SBC) has strived to not only save lives by providing transfusable blood products to patients in need, but also to provide tailored blood...