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2012-06-11 23:02:26

Family members from Colorado, Minnesota and Wisconsin join the “walking blood bank” onboard the hospital ship Africa Mercy Lomé, Togo (PRWEB) June 11, 2012 “Every blood donor is a hero” is the theme for the 2012 World Blood Donor Day on June 14. The humanitarian organization Mercy Ships is taking the day to celebrate the heroic role that numerous blood donors play onboard its hospital ship, the Africa Mercy, which is currently docked in the West African port...

2012-05-02 20:03:26

It´s called the gift of life. But more people will roll up their sleeves to donate blood if a gift card comes with it. That´s according to a new study from the University of Toronto. It shows a 15 to 20 percent rise in blood drive donations when incentives such as T-shirts, jackets, coupons or gift cards are thrown into the mix. “It´s a pretty remarkable increase,” says Nicola Lacetera, an assistant professor of strategic management at the University of...


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tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.