Preparing for Zika: Blood Donors Face New ScreeningsFollowing FDA recommendations, blood banks now ask potential donors if they’ve traveled to countries where the virus is active—or had sexual contact with someone.
FDA Considers Changing Ban To Allow Some Gay Men To Give BloodThe FDA announced Tuesday that they're considering making a change to a blood ban that's been in place for 30 years. The FDA is proposing easing up on the regulation that prohibits gay and bisexual men from ever donating blood during their lives.
Blood Donation Turns Dogs Into Best BudsWhen Cyrus, a Pit Bull mix, arrived at the Fort Worth animal shelter his left front leg was a mess.
Ebola Survivor Gives Blood For Latest PatientA Dallas nurse, who caught Ebola while treating a Liberian patient who died of the disease, has received a plasma transfusion donated by a doctor who beat the virus.
British Ebola Survivor Donating Blood To Patient In Atlanta An Ebola survivor says he's in Atlanta to donate blood to an American patient.
Red Cross Issues An "Emergency Call" For DonorsCalling it an "emergency request," the American Red Cross is in urgent need of platelet and blood donors of all blood types. According to the Red Cross, someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds.
Bloody Battle Begins In PlanoDonors rolled up their sleeves Sunday to participate in The Annual Battle Of The Badges Blood Drive in Plano.
Blood Center: Donors Needed After ExplosionA blood center that serves Central Texas hospitals says donors are greatly needed due to the massive plant explosion that has injured more than 160 people.
Blood Bank Finding More Donors Infected With West Nile VirusHad some North Texans not donated blood, they might have never known they were infected with the West Nile Virus.
Donate A Pint Of Blood, Get A Free PizzaWhen you envision pizza and pints you probably have a certain thought in mind. But there’s a North Texas pizza and pints promotion that’s wants your blood!
Red Cross Blood Shortfall At "Emergency Level"Red Cross officials say the month of June has yielded 50,000 fewer donations than expected. Now the organization is calling for all eligible donors to donate blood as soon as possible.
Save A Life On National Blood Donor DayCarter BloodCare has to see 1,100 donors every day to meet patient needs. Thursday is National Blood Donor Day, and every blood donation can save up to three lives.