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How to Redeem Movie Tickets Online

November 19, 2019 8:47 am Published by Comments Off on How to Redeem Movie Tickets Online

Redeeming your movie ticket online is easy! First, go to cinemark.com, select the movie you want to see, select where you want to sit and add a ticket to your cart. This should activate the payment screen, which appears as...


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Volunteer Spotlight — Chiqui Lopez-Tecson

March 27, 2019 12:33 pm Published by Comments Off on Volunteer Spotlight — Chiqui Lopez-Tecson

It’s time for another Volunteer Spotlight! Stanford Blood Center would be nothing without our volunteers, so it is our pleasure to help you get to know one of our wonderful helpers, former SBC Collections Manager Chiqui Lopez-Tecson. Why do you...


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Collecting Plasma on the ALYX Machine

February 13, 2019 1:03 pm Published by Comments Off on Collecting Plasma on the ALYX Machine

Beginning January 8, we expanded our collections to include plasma products drawn on the ALYX machine. The ALYX machine is an apheresis machine that separates and collects various blood components and returns what we aren’t using to the donor —...


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Can two Rh-positive parents have an Rh-negative child?

October 9, 2018 2:46 pm Published by Comments Off on Can two Rh-positive parents have an Rh-negative child?

Your Rh status (positive or negative) is determined by an antigen found on your red blood cells (RBCs). Being Rh-positive or Rh-negative means that either you have the Rhesus D antigen on your RBCs (positive) or you don’t (negative). Rh...


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We’re Listening! Your SBC Donor Survey in Action

August 22, 2018 10:21 am Published by Comments Off on We’re Listening! Your SBC Donor Survey in Action

Since we launched our SBC Donor Survey back in July of 2017, we have received tremendous feedback and countless kudos for our Stanford Blood Center team members. The results have been inspiring, and your feedback has helped guide us in...