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2013-03-18 23:01:54

Research and Markets announces the addition of "Apheresis Market - Applications (Plasmapheresis, Plateletpheresis, RBC/Erythrocytapheresis, Leukapheresis, Photopheresis), Procedures (Therapeutic & Donor Apheresis/Automated Blood Component Collection), Devices & Disposables - Forecasts To 2017" to its catalogue. Dublin, Ireland (PRWEB) March 18, 2013 Apheresis is a process in which blood of a donor/patient is passed through a medical device, which separates one or more components of...

2013-03-07 23:44:04

'Prevent loss' message better than 'provide benefits' to increase volunteerism Subtle changes in messaging can have a profound impact on the effectiveness of charitable messages such as calls for blood donations, according to research published March 6 in the open access journal PLOS ONE by Eileen Chou from the University of Virginia and co-author Keith Murnighan at Northwestern University. Though chronic shortages in U.S blood banks could be alleviated by a small increase in the number...

2013-02-03 23:00:30

Culver's and RRVBC to partner in thanking blood donors in February. Rockford, IL (PRWEB) February 03, 2013 Throughout the month of February anyone that registers to donate blood with the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) will receive a coupon for a free Pint of frozen custard from Culver´s (while supplies last). As part of Culver´s “Give a Pint, Get a Pint”, donors will be offered a coupon provided by Culver´s. Coupons are good for vanilla, chocolate or...

2013-01-24 23:00:49

[195 Pages Report] Apheresis Market report categorizes the global market into procedure, application (Plasmapheresis, Plateletpheresis & Erythrocytapheresis), technology, product type and end-user. (PRWEB) January 24, 2013 MarketsandMarkets recently conducted a study on the “Apheresis Market - Applications (Plasmapheresis, Plateletpheresis, Erythrocytapheresis, Leukapheresis, Photopheresis), Procedures (Therapeutic & Donor Apheresis/Automated Blood Component Collection),...

2013-01-19 23:04:22

VFW Post 8739, Oregon Fire Protection District and Oregon Fire Fighters Association host blood drive with Rock River Valley Blood Center. Oregon, IL (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 Blood “Replenishment” Drive Being Held in Honor of Thomas Jones and Chelsea Johnson On Thursday, January 24, 2013 9am-2pm at the VFW Post 8739, 1310 W. Washington St. in Oregon, The Rock River Valley Blood Center will host a blood drive to help replenish the blood supply. Oregon Fire Fighter Thomas Jones and...


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