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2012-09-19 02:23:37

CHERRY HILL, N.J. and PORTLAND, Maine, Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank(®), in partnership with Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees), today announced its second annual TD Tree Days tree planting events. The events, which will take place in October, will see more than 450 TD employee volunteers planting nearly 475 trees in eight locations from Maine to Florida. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081031/NEF005LOGO-a ) When mature, a single...

2012-09-10 06:24:03

- $7,500 environmental grant awarded to the winning student's school - TORONTO, Sept. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Today, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation (TD FEF) and Earth Day Canada kick off their second annual Art Contest. Elementary students from across Canada are invited to submit an original drawing showcasing this year's theme, "how am I connected to nature," for a chance to have their artwork featured on a limited edition TD FEF reusable shopping bag. The winner will also...

2012-06-28 06:26:00

WASHINGTON, June 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Red Cross Ford Fusion, is supporting the American Red Cross in its emergency call for blood and platelet donors. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120628/CG32654-INFO) Biffle is encouraging fans in small towns across the country to raise awareness about the need for lifesaving blood donations this summer. Small towns are big supporters of the blood supply, with almost 38 percent of Red Cross blood drives...

2012-06-25 02:25:51

Blood and platelet donors of all types needed WASHINGTON, June 25, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross is calling on all eligible donors to step up, roll up a sleeve and give blood or platelets as soon as possible. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) The Red Cross says its blood supply has reached emergency levels, with 50,000 fewer donations than expected in June. This shortfall leaves about half the readily available blood...

2012-06-12 10:22:52

Every Blood Donor is a Hero. NEW YORK, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, June 14, New York Blood Center (NYBC) will join a worldwide celebration of World Blood Donor Day (WBDD) to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products and to thank blood donors for their lifesaving gifts of blood. The WBDD 2012 theme is "Every Blood Donor is a Hero," focusing on the idea that everyone can be a hero by giving blood, encouraging every person to roll up their...

2012-06-11 06:24:46

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers (MBC), among Minnesota's oldest and largest nonprofit community blood centers, will be joining other blood centers worldwide in celebrating World Blood Donor Day, June 14, 2012. Throughout the week of June 11, 2012, a special blood drop-shaped cookie--with sprinkles!--will be available to all volunteer donors who step up to make a blood donation at one of MBC's seven (7) donor centers across the...

2012-06-05 06:26:56

ST. PAUL, Minn., June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers (MBC), a national leader in transfusion medicine, today announced the receipt of a $50,000 grant from The Foundation for America's Blood Centers (FABC) that will further research into blood donor safety. The multi-year Iron Depletion and Replacement in Donors Study will be conducted in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center (MVRBC) of Davenport, Iowa and spearheaded by Dr. Jed Gorlin, MBC...

2012-05-20 22:21:30

LONDON, May 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Public urged to give blood ahead of major events this summer to boost blood stocks for 2012 Eight celebrities, each representing one of the major blood groups, are supporting NHS Blood and Transplant's [http://www.blood.co.uk ] campaign to increase blood stocks this summer. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click:...

2012-05-17 06:20:57

WASHINGTON, May 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Driver Greg Biffle salutes Red Cross blood donors during the May 19 NASCAR® Sprint® All-Star Race. The No. 16 Ford Fusion will sport a "Saluting Our All-Stars" patriotic paint scheme, highlighting the 33 blood donors who will be listed on the car, while honoring millions of others across the country. Red Cross blood donors provide about 40 percent of the nation's blood supply - helping the Red Cross ensure that lifesaving blood...

Blood Test Spells Out Blood Types
2012-05-03 07:41:38

Connie K. Ho for RedOrbit.com Researchers at Monash University recently developed a paper-based device that writes blood type as text and can be used by emergency-response teams in humanitarian disasters. The study, published in the journal Angewandte Chemie, describes how the sensors uses the ABO system, categorizing blood types as A, B, AB, or O and positive or negative. The system designates which antigens are in the blood (i.e. A blood has A antigens, B blood has B antigens, and...