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Cord Blood Company Shut Down Following I-Team Investigation

A now-shut down California Company is facing a $300,000 judgment after the I-team discovered it took money from parents to store their children’s stem cells and then closed its doors.

06/24/2014

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How Dogs Donate Blood

It is as essential to dogs and cats in a medical emergency as it is to humans: blood donation.

05/02/2014

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Dallas-Area Blood Donations Clear Of West Nile

Carter Blood Care confirms that not a single blood donation in North Texas has tested positive for the West Nile Virus.

07/01/2013

A Goodwill donation station is surrounded by debris after a powerful tornado ripped through the area on May 20, 2013 in Moore, Oklahoma. (credit: Brett Deering/Getty Images)

Ways To Help Tornado Victims In Oklahoma

After disaster strikes, many North Texans begin looking for ways to help out. Several DFW area groups are already reaching out to our neighbors in Moore, Oklahoma.

05/21/2013

'Alexa' mannequin which bleeds when shot. (credit: Zombie Industries)

NRA Vendor Sells “Bleeding” Female Mannequin Target In Texas

A company is selling a female zombie doll that bleeds fake blood when shot. The ‘Alexa’ doll is reportedly one in a range of life-size zombie mannequins sold by Zombie Industries, which displayed its products at last weekend’s NRA convention in Houston.

05/09/2013

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Blood Type Might Be A Clue To Heart Disease Risk

Here’s another reason to know your blood type — it might be a clue to your risk of heart disease. People who have blood types A, B, or AB have a slightly higher risk of heart disease compared to those with type O.

08/14/2012

A senior technician holds collected blood samples. (credit: Rodger Bosch/AFP/Getty Images)

Blood Bank Finding More Donors Infected With West Nile Virus

Had some North Texans not donated blood, they might have never known they were infected with the West Nile Virus.

07/31/2012

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In-Season HGH Tests Could Be Coming To MLB

“There’s at least a possibility that we could have in-season testing of some form as soon as next year.” says an MLB union representative.

07/10/2012

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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.

06/26/2012

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Save A Life On National Blood Donor Day

Carter 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.

06/14/2012

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New Texas Mom Required 35 Gallons Of Blood

A San Antonio woman has amazed her doctors by surviving a seemingly endless hemorrhage that required transfusions of about 35 gallons of blood.

04/12/2012

A lab assistant holds a unit of blood. (credit: Erik S. Lesser/Getty Images)

FDA Clears Blood Thinner For Irregular Heart Beat

More than 2 million new U.S. patients will be eligible to receive a next-generation blood thinner drug called Xarelto, after the Food and Drug Administration approved the medication to treat a common heart problem that can lead to stroke.

11/04/2011

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