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An Historic Event: The Opening of the New Stanford Children’s Hospital

December 13, 2017 6:31 pm Published by Comments Off on An Historic Event: The Opening of the New Stanford Children’s Hospital

This past weekend, an historic event took place – the new Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford opened its doors to patients! With the addition of 149 beds, even more children will now have access to world-class healthcare. But what makes...


Alisha Keller-Berry

A Mother’s Worst Nightmare: Alisha’s Experience with Placenta Accreta

November 1, 2017 3:52 pm Published by Comments Off on A Mother’s Worst Nightmare: Alisha’s Experience with Placenta Accreta

The placenta is an organ essential to nourishing a baby in utero. But for 1 in 333 pregnant women, it can cause a life-threatening complication, placenta accreta, that could lead to fatal hemorrhaging during delivery… as was the case for...


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Does New, Higher Hemoglobin Requirement Result in Increased Deferrals?

September 20, 2017 4:54 pm Published by Comments Off on Does New, Higher Hemoglobin Requirement Result in Increased Deferrals?

Please note, there may be more current information available related to iron and blood donation. Visit our Iron and Blood Donation page for more.  If you’ve been a donor with Stanford Blood Center (SBC) for more than a year, you may...