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2010-11-24 07:00:00

ST. PAUL, Minn., Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Memorial Blood Centers today issued a critical alert for donations from Type O negative blood donors.

2009-08-25 00:06:08

Officials of the New York Blood Center are urging Americans to save a life and plan to donate blood before the Labor Day weekend. Summer is trauma season for most U.S.

2006-07-25 15:13:45

By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canada, still struggling with the after-effects of a long-running scandal over tainted blood, said on Tuesday it planned to pay a total of C$1.1 billion ($965 million) to around 5,500 people who had contracted hepatitis C from transfusions.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.