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Blood shortage prompts Red Cross call for donations

Fri Jan 06 13:07:24 EST 2017 | UPI
FRIDAY, Jan. 6, 2017 -- Blood donations to the American Red Cross have slumped recently, so donors are desperately needed, the organization says. "Hospital patients need lifesaving blood this winter, and they're relying on the generosity of volunteer donors to provide hope in the days and weeks ahead," said Chris Hrouda, executive vice president of Red Cross Blood Services. "The Red Cross is doing everything it can to ensure blood products are available on the shelves when patients need it, but ..

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The American Red Cross is issuing an emergency call for blood and platelet donors. “Right now our blood and platelet donations are being distributed to hospitals faster than they’r..
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FRIDAY, Jan. 6, 2017 -- Blood donations to the American Red Cross have slumped recently, so donors are desperately needed, the organization says. "Hospital patients need lifesaving..
CHICAGO (AP) — The American Red Cross says blood donations dropped significantly in recent weeks, leading to a severe shortage. The organization is issuing an emergency call for pe..
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