• By Laurel Kelly

Consumer Health: The lifesaving need for blood donation

January 3, 2020
a graphic illustration of a bag of donated blood, with the tubing forming a valentine heart

Save a life: Donate blood
January is National Blood Donor Month, which makes this a good time to learn more about blood donation. Each year, millions of people need a blood transfusion, and the need knows no season. Some may need blood during surgery. Others depend on it after an accident or because they have a disease that requires blood components. Blood donation makes all of this possible. There is no substitute for human blood. All transfusions use blood from a donor. Help save a life today by donating blood.

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