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2013-11-20 23:27:53

This month, Ozark Electronics concluded their third successful blood drive this year, with nearly 10% of employees participating. Siloam Springs, AR (PRWEB) November 20, 2013 This month, Ozark Electronics concluded their third successful blood drive this year, with nearly 10% of employees participating. To date, employees at the company have donated 33 units of blood to Community Blood Center of the Ozarks. Donations made to CBCO serve 38 area hospitals in Missouri and Arkansas. CBCO has...

2013-11-20 12:28:06

DUBLIN, November 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hlwvcz/blood_processing) has announced the addition of the "Blood Processing Supplies And Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/hlwvcz/blood_processing ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report analyzes the worldwide markets...

2013-11-12 08:30:52

Although nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to donate blood, less than 10 percent does so annually[1] ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Nov. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- With advances in medical treatments and an aging population, the demand for donated blood continues, as fewer people are becoming lifelong donors.(2 )In an effort to raise awareness about blood donation and encourage young adults to become repeat blood donors, Music Saves Lives(®) and Abbott (NYSE: ABT) are...

2013-10-25 23:19:53

Dr. Josh Rowell and Chicago Spine and Joint Care, along with Heartland Blood Centers, will be sponsoring a blood drive in the conference room at the chiropractic center's West Jackson office location. For 4 hours on November 13, 2013, you can help save a life by donating blood. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Nothing ghoulish going on here. Even though Halloween will have been long over by November 13, 2013, Dr. Josh Rowell and Chicago Spine and Joint Care will be asking for...

2013-10-16 23:30:20

MedMar Healing Center, a medical marijuana dispensary located in downtown San Jose, helped collect 79 pints of blood to help Bay Area patients in need. (PRWEB) October 16, 2013 MedMar Healing Center held their second successful blood drive, helping to collect 79 pints of blood, which will be used to save 201 patients in the Bay Area. The blood drive was held at their downtown San Jose location at 170 S. Autumn Street, where 104 people registered to be considered as donors. Of those, 75...

2013-10-04 12:23:26

ST. PAUL, Minn., Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Across the Metro area, local heroes have again demonstrated their commitment to serve our communities as they recently participated in the Battle of the Badges, a friendly competition sponsored by Memorial Blood Centers to engage volunteer blood donors in saving lives. This year was the highest participation over the past eight years with 15 departments hosting blood drives and recruiting members of the community to donate....

2013-09-03 23:18:35

Following the three day Labor Day weekend, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is asking healthy, eligible donors to make appointments to donate blood and platelets to replenish the blood supply. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 Following the three day Labor Day weekend, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) is asking healthy, eligible donors to make appointments to donate blood and platelets to replenish the blood supply. 3 day holiday weekends typically see an...

2013-09-02 23:00:58

In-demand research report “Global Blood Typing, Grouping and Infectious Disease Screening Market 2013: France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, UK, US -- Sales Forecasts, Supplier Shares, Competitive Strategies” drawn up by Venture Planning Group (VPG) has been recently published by Market Publishers Ltd. London, UK (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 The worldwide blood industry has witnessed substantial growth over the past several years, and it is predicted to continue following an upward...

2013-08-27 23:00:30

MedMar Healing Center, a medical marijuana dispensary located in downtown San Jose, is hosting a blood drive that is open to members and the public. (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 MedMar Healing Center will be holding a blood drive on Saturday, September 28, 2013 to help save countless lives of those in need. The blood drive will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at their location in downtown San Jose at 170 S. Autumn Street. There will be two bloodmobiles on site in front of the dispensary....

2013-08-15 08:26:51

ABBOTT PARK, Ill., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Blood transfusion is a life-saving treatment that helps save millions of lives every year. The need for blood is great: Approximately every two seconds, someone in the United States (U.S.) requires a blood transfusion.(1,2 )However, despite nearly 40 percent of the U.S. population being eligible to donate blood, less than 10 percent does so annually.(3) Often this means that hospitals and clinics face the challenge of providing enough...