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Blood Donations Urgently Needed Due To Severe Weather, Red Cross Says

Severe weather that forced the cancellation of blood drives across the country has the American Red Cross issuing an urgent request for blood and platelet donors, Red Cross officials said.

03/16/2015

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Campbell Mayor Wants Feds To Lift Ban On Gay Men Donating Blood

Campbell Mayor Evan Low is fighting for gay men to be able to donate blood in an effort that has spread nationwide.

08/21/2013

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Blood Donations Needed For Survivors Of Asiana Airlines Crash

The Stanford Blood Center is calling for more blood donations following the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash that killed two teenage girls and left as many as 180 injured.

07/08/2013

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Red Cross Calls On Bay Area Residents To Donate Blood

The American Red Cross is especially looking for four blood types: O+, O-, A- and B-, all of which are at critically low levels.

06/12/2012