WASHINGTON (Reuters Life!) - The American Red Cross said that recent winter storms have forced thousands of donors to cancel giving blood and its January supply had fallen to the lowest in a decade. Full story
Winter storms and frigid temperatures tend to keep people at home and not out donating blood. Rob Purvis of the New York Blood Center says you can help save a life donating during National Blood Awareness month.
Long dominated by Jehovah’s Witnesses — whose faith forbids blood transfusions — blood conservation programs are attracting mainstream patients worried about the potential health hazards of donated blood. Full story
Anti-government protesters in Thailand splash their donated blood across the entrance to the Thai Government House. The demonstration is being called a symbolic sacrifice that presses for new elections. Msnbc.com's Dara Brown reports.
CAMBRIDGE, ONT - The Gaskin boys celebrate Howard Gaskin's 100th blood donation by donating as a family at the Cambridge mobile blood clinic on Saturday. In front is Howard on the left, and his son Knox after his first ever donation. From back left Patrick, his son Robin, eldest brother Mark, and hi