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2012-09-12 10:58:30

"Flexibility and pragmatism are necessary to reduce the unacceptably high rates of unnecessary deaths in Africa because blood for transfusion is lacking," according to a group of 20 international authors from high, middle and low-income countries writing in this week's PLOS Medicine.

2012-08-29 23:03:19

Rock River Valley Blood Center Seeks Donors Before Weekend, Blood Types O, A and B are needed! (PRWEB) August 28, 2012 The community blood supply continues

2012-07-16 23:03:05

Management Predicts that Cord Blood Industry Stalwarts ViaCord and CBR (aka "Cord Blood Registry") Will Soon Follow Suit New York, NY (PRWEB) July

2012-07-14 23:00:17

Valley West Community Hospital hosts a community blood drive Tuesday, August 7, from 2 – 6 p.m.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.