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Monday's Housecall

THIS WEEK'S TOP STORIES Blood donation Millions of people need blood transfusions each year. They may need it during surgery, after an accident or because of a disease. Help save a life today. Be a blood donor. Home care services: Questions to ask If you're recovering from surgery or have [...]

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Mayo Clinic Blood Donor Center Holds High School Competition This Month

ROCHESTER, Minn. - July 12, 2012.  The School Pride Challenge is on. Olmsted County high school students 16 and older are invited to keep their school spirit alive this summer by donating blood. Every six minutes, a patient at Mayo Clinic receives a transfusion of blood or blood products. By [...]

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TUESDAY Q & A: Hospitals always in need of new blood donors

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently received a call from a local blood donation center asking if I’d be willing to donate. I’d like to help, but I’ve never donated before and I’m nervous about it. I’m not a fan of needles, and I’m afraid I might faint. Also, is there really that big [...]

Created by Dana Sparks

Need for Blood Donation

In this Medical Edge Radio episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Sergio Torloni talks about the constant need for blood donation. To listen, click the link below. Need for Blood Donation

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