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Top Ten Tips for Blood Donation

May 10, 2017 at 2:49 pm
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You’re going to do it! You’ve decided to save lives through blood donation. But if you’ve never done it before, or it’s been a while, it’s helpful to have a checklist to refer to leading up to the big day....


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Blood Bag: The Unexpected Journey

April 5, 2017 at 9:35 pm
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Written by: Dianne Geary, technical hospital relations manager For those of you that have donated blood before, you are familiar with the routine; the whole blood donor is asked a bunch of questions, has a mini physical and passes the...


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The Buddy System and Blood Donation

March 15, 2017 at 9:04 pm
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Buddies make everything better. Good childhood memories usually include using the buddy system, don’t they? Field trips, swimming pools; for safety and fun, nothing beats buddies. Good news: you can still use a buddy! Blood donations are a good excuse...