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Springfield Missouri Mom Receives Blood and Platelets During Cancer Treatment

Springfield Mom Receives Blood and Platelets During Cancer Treatment

April 25, 2017

“Every door we passed had a sign on the outside that read, ‘Chemo in progress,’” said Laura Winstead as she remembered being admitted to Cox Hospital in Springfield for what her physician said would be a couple of nights for tests. “My husband and I just looked at each other as I had a slow […]

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Springfield Police Officer Aaron Pearson

Shot While Serving: Springfield Police Officer Requires 20 Units of Blood

January 20, 2017

Aaron Pearson does not remember the bullet entering just below his left eye at 1:30 a.m. January 26, 2015. Breaking his jaw. Causing him to lose his eye. Lodging in his brain. Causing a traumatic brain injury. Leaving him lying in a pool of blood on the grass where fellow officers found him. Being rushed […]

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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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Extended Hours at Springfield Donor Centers

June 29, 2015

Both CBCO donor centers in Springfield, Missouri, will have extended hours on: Monday, June 29, 2015 Tuesday, June 30, 2015 Wednesday, July 1, 2015   Thomson Donor Center 220 W. Plainview Road Extended Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Reser Donor Center 2230 S. Glenstone Extended Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.    

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Heal For Neil Memorial Blood Drive

June 19, 2015

Neil Hyde grew up here in the Ozarks. He attended both Logan-Rogersville and Fair Grove schools, graduating from Fair Grove High School. He lived in Strafford, Missouri, and worked at Springfield-Branson Regional Airport. He loved to travel, had a unique sense of humor, and was a great friend to many. Neil became ill in early […]

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