Blood transfusion

A woman donates blood. (credit: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

Red Cross Issues An “Emergency Call” For Donors

Calling 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.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2013

A lab technician performs a blood test. (credit: Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

30 Years Later, Movie Looks At Worst Medical Disaster In U.S. History

It’s been 30 years since the war on HIV/AIDS formally began. The new documentary, “Bad Blood: A Cautionary Tale”, focuses on the HIV/AIDS epidemic and how a so-called ‘miracle treatment’ became a death sentence for thousands.

06/08/2011

Michael Schaaf

Family Of Boy Hit By Car Asking For Blood Donations

Michael Schaaf is an out going little boy who loves to play sports. “He loves football, he loves sports,” said Michael’s mother Lee Dees. “We put him into soccer and he loved to soar in soccer, he was a goalie.”

04/22/2011