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Blood Facts and Statistics | American Red Cross - RedCrossBlood.org

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Donating blood is a safe process. A sterile needle is used only once for each donor and then ...

Donating Blood | Blood Facts & Frequently Asked Questions

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BloodSource needs regular donations of all blood types throughout the year. Visit our website to get all the answers to your blood donating questions.

Blood Donation Facts | Miller-Keystone Blood Center, Pennsylvania ...

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... would die each year without life saving blood transfusions. Read more blood donation facts and statistics provided courtesy of Miller-Keystone Blood Center.

Facts & Figures - America's Blood Centers

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Facts & Figures. Here are a few interesting statistics and facts about blood: ... Did you know there is more than one type of blood donation? Learn more about ...

Central Blood Bank | Facts | Blood Donation

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Blood. Whole blood is comprised of three main components: red cells, plasma and platelets. The shelf life of each component varies: Red Cells: 42 days ...

Fun Facts - LifeServe Blood Center

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For automobile and trauma patients: 5-100 Red Cell Donations ... weigh at least 120 pounds are eligible to donate whole blood. DID YOU KNOW? Fun Facts ...

BNL Blood Drives: 56 Facts

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Jan 16, 2014 ... 56 Facts About Blood and Blood Donation. Blood Drive Home. One for each day between your blood donation! 4.5 million Americans would die ...

WHO | 10 facts on blood transfusion

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Facts about blood donation, blood transfusion safety.

Blood FAQ - AABB

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This section includes basic facts about blood donation and transfusion, including frequently asked questions (see below), along with valuable material on patient ...

Blood Donation Facts - Friends2support: World's Largest Voluntary ...

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Facts about blood needs. Every year our nation requires about 5 Crore units of blood, out of which only a meager 2.5 Crore units of blood are available. The gift  ...

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You must be healthy, be at least 17 years old, and weigh at least 110 pounds to donate blood.
Pregnant women are not allowed to donate blood. People with tattoos are eligible if they recieved the tattoo in a state-regulated facility. People with diabetes are eligible, while those with tuberculosis or AIDS are not.