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The Basics of Blood Donation

January 1st, 2023
National Blood Donor Month has been observed every January since 1970. It serves as a yearly reminder of the need for blood donations. According to the American Red Cross, someone in the US needs blood every two seconds. If you donate blood you can save a life, or several lives if your blood is separated into its components: red blood cells, platelets and plasma. According to the American Red Cross, every two seconds someone in the US needs blood. But…