• By McCray

Mayo Clinic Radio: Blood Donor Center

December 23, 2014

Miss the show? Here's the podcast: Mayo Clinic Radio Full Show 12-27-14

Tis' the season of giving and donating!

Saturday, December 27, at 9 a.m. CT, director of the Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center Justin Kreuter, M.D., will join us to talk about the importance of donating blood no matter where you live.  What's involved, does it take a lot of time and does it hurt?  Is there a certain time of year when blood is in short supply?  Is there an artificial substitute for blood?  What happens to the blood we donate, and how it is used to save lives? We'll find out on the next Mayo Clinic Radio.  Please join us.

Myth or Fact: I can't donate blood because I had cancer.

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To listen to the program on Saturday, click here.

Mayo Clinic Radio is available on iHeart Radio.

Listen to this week’s Medical News Headlines:  News Segment December 27, 2014 (right click MP3)

Mayo Clinic Radio is a weekly one-hour radio program highlighting health and medical information from Mayo Clinic. The show is taped for rebroadcast by some affiliates.

For a look at future program topics, click here.

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