Tag Archives: blood

Critical Need For O-Negative & A-Negative Blood Donations

March 7, 2017

MONDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2017 — We need YOUR help. Our supply of O-Negative blood remains below optimal levels. Won’t you please donate blood and give the gift of life for someone in need? Help us make sure the blood that is needed is on the shelves. Click HERE to find a mobile blood drive near you, or […]

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Spread the Love Blood Drive

February 6, 2017

Do something sweet by donating blood, and get something sweet for your sweetie! Forty area hospitals count on us for the blood and blood products that keep patients’ hearts beating. Schedule an appointment to donate at our Spread the Love Blood Drive and we’ll help you out with a sweet surprise for the one who […]

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Dylan Harris needed blood transfusions while being treated for ulcerative colitis.

Conquering Ulcerative Colitis: Athlete receives blood transfusions during treatment

August 30, 2016

“I’ve been involved in sports and fitness my whole life,” said Dylan Harris, who earned a degree in Exercise and Movement Science at Missouri State University, became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist and a Crossfit coach, and even participated in competitive bodybuilding. Despite his passion for health and taking excellent care of himself, Dylan became […]

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Baby Mack needed 28 blood transfusions to survive.

Rh Disease leads to 28 transfusions for baby Mack

January 10, 2016

After losing one child to a rare condition — Rh Disease — Ozark, Missouri, mom Tiffany LaRose is determined not to let it take a second child from her. In 2014, her daughter Rylee was stillborn, diagnosed with Hemolytic Disease of the Newborn which means the bone marrow was not producing new red blood cells. […]

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Newborn’s transfusion inspires annual blood drive

November 5, 2015

When Dana and Bill Powers checked in to Mercy Hospital in Springfield for their son’s birth in February 2009, everything appeared to be progressing normally. “As soon as he was born, the alarms in the room started going off,” said Bill. “The nurses came in and got him. They pulled me to come with him. Dana […]

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