• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: Save lives; donate blood

January 23, 2017

When you donate blood, you help save lives. January is National Blood Donor Month, and, since 1970, the American Red Cross has been encouraging people to give blood and platelets in January to combat declining winter donations. Mayo Clinic experts want people to be aware of the dip in donations, so more will step up to give.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, Dr. Justin Kreuter talks about blood donation. Vivien Williams reports.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

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