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2011-02-21 08:12:00

Fate of Single Mom Relies On New Blood Donors NEW YORK, Feb. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A hospitalized single mother from Queens is calling for more African Americans to become blood donors, so that she and many others may be able to live. People may call New York Blood Center at 1-800-933-BLOOD (2566) or visit www.nybloodcenter.org for more information about giving blood, and where to donate. Davina Daniels, 37, suffers from sickle cell disease. A Springfield Gardens resident...

2011-02-09 12:34:00

Donations Still Needed To Counter Weather Cancellations NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Thanks to the support of blood donors - who answered the emergency call after winter snowstorms drove blood supplies to critical levels - New York Blood Center (NYBC) is ending its emergency appeal for blood donations and returning to its normal collection schedule. The supply of several blood types, including O-negative ("universal donor") blood, has returned to recommended 3-5 day...

2011-01-27 13:29:00

1,600 Units of Blood Lost From Latest Snow Cancellations 8,000 Donations Lost in Six Weeks from Winter Weather Supplies of Several Blood Types Below Minimum Levels NEW YORK, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC), serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey, is following the emergency declaration of Mayor Bloomberg and other tri-state public officials with an emergency appeal for blood donors. The...

2011-01-24 15:17:00

Mounting effects of severe winter weather causes lowest January supply in a decade WASHINGTON, Jan. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Severe winter weather throughout much of the eastern half of the United States in recent weeks has already caused the cancellation of more than 14,000 blood and platelet donations through the American Red Cross. With more winter weather and a possible coastal storm predicted, the Red Cross is urging all eligible blood donors to help boost its blood supply...

2011-01-07 11:25:00

January is National Blood Donor Month NEW YORK, Jan. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- January is National Blood Donor Month, and New York Blood Center (NYBC) serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, New Jersey, and parts of Connecticut and Pennsylvania, urges the community to please donate blood to continue replenishment of the regional blood supply after the snowstorm of January 7-8, 2011 and the blizzard of December 26-27, 2010. More wintry...

2011-01-05 11:22:00

"The Bachelor" Episode Featuring A Group Date to Film American Red Cross Public Service Announcements Airs Monday, January 10, on ABC WASHINGTON, Jan. 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the new season of ABC's "The Bachelor," the American Red Cross is joining forces with the show to remind everyone about the importance of donating blood. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) This season's Bachelor, Brad Womack, along with several former...

2010-12-27 15:01:00

Blood Drive Cancellations Due To Hazardous Snow Conditions Blood Donations Already Down Due To Holiday Travel, Winter Recess NEW YORK, Dec. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New York Blood Center (NYBC) serving more than 20 million people in New York City, Long Island, the Hudson Valley, and New Jersey calls upon our communities to please donate blood and platelets, after more than 1,000 donations were lost due to weather-related cancellations. O-negative and O-positive blood types are...

2010-11-08 16:46:00

SEYMOUR, Conn., Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The Thule Group, world leader in products that make it easy for people to transport their equipment securely, safely and in style, announced today the acquisition of TracRac Inc., one of the leading US manufacturers of transport solutions for professional use. Since 1995, TracRac has been an industry leading manufacturer of branded truck racks and accessories for professional use in the United States. With its headquarters located in Fall...

2010-11-03 10:54:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross will have a strong presence throughout the Texas Motor Speedway during the AAA Texas 500. The organization will honor our military heroes and celebrate blood donors through Red Cross Racing. Celebrity Cabinet Member and proud blood donor Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, is raising awareness about the ongoing need for blood donations. The Red Cross will also host 150 military troops from the region...

2010-11-03 08:00:00

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott today announced it has received a 2010 Chicago Innovation Award for its ARCHITECT HIV Ag/Ab Combo assay, the first test approved in the United States that can simultaneously detect both HIV antigens and antibodies. The HIV Ag/Ab Combo test was approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and launched in September 2010, allowing patients to be diagnosed earlier than ever before. Studies conducted by the Centers for Disease Control...


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