Our hearts are with the people of Alabama, where dangerous tornadoes touched down Sunday, causing fatalities and injuries. The American Red Cross is on the ground, helping people impacted by these deadly storms.
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There are several types of donations you can make through Blood Assurance which will make an impact in your community Whole blood donors are the lifeblood of our community! Whole blood donation is the most common form of donating: whole blood is collected from the donor and taken to the laboratory where it is separated into specific components, such as red blood cells, platelets and plasma. Donors can provide a whole blood donation every 56 days (8 weeks). A whole blood donation takes approximately 30 minutes from registration to completion. The requirements for whole blood donation are as follows: Donors must be at least 18 years old (16 & 17 years old with parental consent: consent form-English , consent form-Español ) and weigh at least 110 pounds. When checked by our donor care…
How behavioral health services are helping people be overall healthier
Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the U.S experiences mental illness in a given year. It's a serious issue that costs America $193 billion in lost earnings annually, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
ABC13's 20th Annual Blood Drive
Jerome Kersey's eye and tissue donation honored by Blazers, Donate Life
PORTLAND, Ore. – Jerome Kersey, a former Portland Trail Blazer who gave so much to the franchise, fans and community, continued giving after his death in 2015.
BayCare Cancer Survivor Event
BayCare and the Tampa Yankees are teaming up for the annual Strike Out Cancer Event to honor and recognize cancer survivors in our community. Register to attend today!
Blood Pressure Tips
Learn the right way to have your blood pressure measured.
7 Tips for a Healthy Winter Pregnancy
Because winter makes it harder for us to get outside, it can be a challenging time to stay active. We have some tips to help you make your pregnancy healthy and active this winter!
Kentucky Blood Center (KBC), the largest Food and Drug Administration (FDA) licensed blood bank headquartered in the Commonwealth. We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring a safe, adequate blood supply for patients throughout Kentucky. KBC relies on volunteer blood donors to provide 400 pints of blood per day to meet area patients' needs. Find out more...