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Donated Blood Helps Save Transplant Patients’ Lives

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October is National Liver Awareness Month and the American Red Cross reminds eligible blood donors that organ transplant patients often rely on donated blood. Liver transplant patients may need 30 or more different blood products during surgery. In fact, two liver transplant patients at a hospital served by the Red Cross were recently treated with a combined total of 40 ... Read More »

Celebrate National Volunteer Week by Donating Blood

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  This National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, the American Red Cross encourages eligible blood donors to make an appointment to donate and help save lives. Approximately every two seconds a patient in theUnited Statesneeds a blood transfusion. Thanks to volunteer blood donors, the Red Cross is able to provide needed blood products to local hospitals and more than 3,000 hospitals ... Read More »