Stories tagged: blood donations
Sat., Oct. 7, 2017, 10:13 a.m.
Blood donations pour in for Vegas victims
So when Urdesich heard Bloodworks Northwest was collecting blood donations to support Las Vegas hospitals, she rolled up her sleeve and helped the best way she knew how. Urdesich was …
Mon., Oct. 2, 2017, 8:37 p.m.
Local center ships units of blood to Las Vegas following Sunday night’s shooting
Inland Northwest Blood Center sent 55 units of blood to Las Vegas following Sunday night’s mass shooting at a country music concert.
Fri., Sept. 1, 2017
Blood donations needed to alleviate shortages during disasters such as Hurricane Harvey
The call for blood donors during natural disasters is typical, but people may not always know what happens to their blood after they donate or why it’s needed.
Thu., July 6, 2017, 10:58 a.m.
Red Cross says blood donations urgently needed amid shortage
The American Red Cross says its blood supply is facing a serious shortage after receiving fewer donations than expected in recent months.
Mon., June 13, 2016, 8:21 p.m.
Why gay men still can’t donate blood
NEW YORK – In the aftermath of the shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando that killed 49 people and injured 53, blood centers were overwhelmed with people who wanted …
Sun., Feb. 10, 2013
Blood-giving dogs, owners take part in vet’s mission to help
When Tai Shan, a 3-year-old German shepherd, left the examination room wearing his brand new bandanna, everyone in the waiting room at Lincoln Heights Veterinary Clinic applauded him. His owner, …
Tue., June 1, 2010
Ban on blood from gay men questioned
Men who have sex with men are not permitted to donate blood in the United States, Canada and many other countries. This ban was designed to stop the spread of …