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Robin’s Blood Donation Experience

Giving blood is one of the most selfless acts that anyone can perform. Each and everyday, hundreds of people are in need of blood for a variety of reasons. That is why I am so passionate about this. As I … Continue reading

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Too Much Truth – Bombing In Boston

Originally posted on CBS Atlanta:
Today on Too Much Truth, DB followed the breaking news out of Boston today. During the Boston Marathon, two bombs exploded near the finish line, killing three people and injuring more that 125 others. It…

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Facts about Blood types

There are many fascinating facts about blood that most people are unaware of. In my opinion, most people know that their blood helps them to exist and they may not give it another thought. Everyone has a different blood type … Continue reading

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Facts about Anemia

There are many different reasons why you dontate blood and why blood is needed.  One of the main reasons people donate blood is to help others as well as helping out their community.   Even though you may feel healthy and … Continue reading

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PAYING IT FORWARD: HEROES HONOR HEROES AT RICHMOND CUFFS & LADDERS TROPHY CEREMONY

Originally posted on Community Blood Center:
RICHMOND, Indiana – It was a day for heroes to honor fellow heroes Wednesday, April 3 at the Richmond Fire Department’s downtown fire station.  RFD ceremoniously received the first Community Blood Center (CBC) “Cuffs…

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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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