Monthly Archives: March 2013

Putting a Face on Blood Donation

Donated blood is used in a multitude of ways. Patients ranging from those with cancer and leukemia, to burn victims and organ transplants all are in need of donated blood. Each situation requires different amounts and types of blood. Leukemia, … Continue reading

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What to Expect When Donating Blood

If you’ve never donated blood before, it can be intimidating. Knowing what to expect can alleviate those fears. The first, and least intimidating, step is to eat a meal consisting of good proteins and have plenty of water the day … Continue reading

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History of Blood Donation

In the modern world of fast technology and information at your fingertips, people take blood donation for granted. Although the first blood transfusion took place almost two centuries ago, in 1818, it was followed by many failures. The failures were … Continue reading

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gave blood

Originally posted on musings and amusings:
I gave blood today – did my pint in about 8 minutes. The worst part was the tourniquet which I thought was way too tight. It happens. Before that, I farewelled the adults of…

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Why you should give blood and not chocolate this Easter

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INSTEAD of giving chocolate this Easter why not consider donating blood to potentially help save the lives of three people. We all know someone who is or has been affected by cancer…

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BloodCenter Hosts 13th Annual Milwaukee Bucks Blood Drive

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[ooyala code=”5uNzVoYTqS1Nuku_Z4Tln3XIDaWUM3bl” player_id=”e5800b670e549a19f98c13548aa8ec9″] MILWAUKEE (WITI) — The Milwaukee Bucks are teaming up with The BloodCenter of Wisconsin for the 13th annual Milwaukee Bucks Blood Drive. Hundreds of people showed up at the BMO Harris…

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http://www.americanredcross.org Follow the American Red Cross to obtain a variety of information about blood donations and all the other amazing servies they offer.

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