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World Blood Donor Day is June 14

June 12, 2012
World Blood Donor Day is June 14

06/13/12 Focusing on the idea that every one of us can become a hero by giving blood will be the focus of World Blood Donor Day on June 14. “The need for blood is universal, just like air or water,” said Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red...
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Diverse Blood Donors Provide Hope for Sickle Cell Patients

September 21, 2010
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Sickle cell is a lifelong disease. For many, blood transfusions offer hope. “Blood donors can play an important role in the treatment of sickle cell disease,” said Sharyn Whitman, CEO for the Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region of the American Red Cross. “For some patients, blood transfusions can ease pain and prevent complications, including strokes.”...
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URGENT NEED FOR BLOOD DONORS

August 25, 2010
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The American Red Cross Indiana-Ohio Blood Services Region issued an urgent call for blood donors earlier this month. The Red Cross closely monitors national and local blood supplies to ensure donations are keeping pace with hospital need for blood products in order to meet ongoing and emergency patient care. The Indiana-Ohio Blood Services explained...
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Type O Negative Blood Supply Drops to Critically Low Levels

June 24, 2010
Type O Negative Blood Supply Drops to Critically Low Levels

06/24/10 The supply of type O negative blood at the American Red Cross has dropped to critically low levels.  Type O negative blood is always in high demand because it can be transfused to patients with any blood type, especially in emergency situations.   Type O negative donors are needed now to help prevent the...
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