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Meet Malinda Johnston, a Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces volunteer and military spouse who descends from the Santee Sioux tribes.

This October the Cartoonists Draw Blood have partnered with the American Red Cross again to host a blood drive in Washington, D.C.

As human beings, we get used to "the way things are" really fast. But for designers, the way things are is an opportunity ... Could things be better? How? In this funny, breezy talk, the man behind the iPod and the Nest thermostat shares some of his tips for noticing -- and driving -- change.

The shortcomings of GDP, as a measure of what we want from an economy, are not a new discovery. But what are the alternatives?

What is high blood pressure or hypertension? The American Heart Association provides information on high blood pressure, low blood pressure, and how to monitor, treat and prevent high blood pressure.

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Have you exhausted your creative resources to find the perfect gift for your parent? Stumped on what to get your niece that you only see twice a year?

MIT have embedded spinach leaves with carbon nanotubes - allowing them to detect explosives.

We sat down with Norma Gamero and her daughter Giselle to learn more about the impact of the program and why it’s important to them.

Linda Buser and her husband, Steve, are handing out hundreds of meals a day to people in need in and around Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Red Cross Photo
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Aromatherapy can help remedy a broad range of negative emotions often experienced by those with memory loss.

The American Red Cross takes action to provide support for communities in need around the world. Learn more about our international services for communities in need.

Choosing a heart-healthy lifestyle can help protect your brain as you age, research suggests. And it's not just memory skills that benefit. Problem-solving abilities and judgment are preserved, too.

Scientists have shown that viewing your brain activity can help you control your motivation.

More than 2 million poisonings are reported each year across the country. The Red Cross urges people to follow these steps to help with poisoning.

Around age 50, people may begin to forget things. This can be scary. But there are clear differences between the onset of dementia and totally normal, age-related lapses in memory.

Home fires claim more lives in an average year than all major natural disasters combined. Let's change that with 2Steps2Minutes.

Because diabetes is among the most common conditions for which pharmacies will dispense medications, a number of pharmacy technicians seek to better understand the disease.

Red Cross is helping people all along the East Coast after this weekend’s monstrous snow storm that impacted millions of people across multiple states.

At Trilogy, we don’t just provide senior care, we provide great experiences for seniors. We take quality of life to mean actually living life to its fullest and our programs are designed to help seniors do just that.

At Trilogy, we don’t just provide senior care, we provide great experiences for seniors. We take quality of life to mean actually living life to its fullest and our programs are designed to help seniors do just that.