By: Val Ashton
If you got in a terrible accident and lost a lot of blood, do you expect that whatever hospital the ambulance brings you to will have blood to give you? Hopefully. The reality is that most people who can give blood, don't give blood. Donating...
By: Susan Quilty
According to the American Red Cross, someone in the United States needs blood every two seconds. Blood donation is needed to save the lives of people who are in accidents, those who need surgery, or who have serious illnesses, such as cancer or hemophilia. When...
Is Euthanasia Ethical or Unethical
By: Olivia Bredbenner
It is most important to understand that, for the critically ill in the health care environment, the state of the art focus is on keeping the patients alive, and in most cases not letting them die. In the acute care area of a health care...
By: C Wells
My first occasion to donate blood was an interesting one. I recall being asked by my employer to participate in the annual Blood Drive and without any hesitation agreed to do so. Since I had never even been inside a Bloodmobile, I recall thinking how...
By: Emily Monaco
Donating blood can seem daunting to those with fears of needles, but the truth of the matter is that the process isn't all that unpleasant, and by just donating twenty minutes of your time and a small prick, you are saving lives. Not a bad...
By: Annie Barley
In the process of blood donation, one trades a tiny bit of momentary discomfort for a whole lot of self-satisfaction. It is a fact that one pint of donated blood could potentially save up to three lives. The choice to go ahead with the procedure...
By: Katie Lee
If you could save a life by taking just an hour out of your day, would you do it?That is all it takes to donate blood, and the entire process is pretty simple (and painless!) so if you're eligible, consider stopping by a...
By: Molly Carter
Donating blood is a life saving gift. For anyone who has suffered a near fatal accident, or watched a friend or family member cling to life, they will tell you that the gift of blood is the ultimate gift of oneself.If you plan to...
By: E. A. Mourn
To give blood, you must be healthy, (meaning you feel well and can perform normal activities), and be at least 17 years old. In some states the law allows 16 year olds to donate. You must weigh at least 110 pounds, and you cannot have...
By: Richard Heath
Biomedical refers to the application of the biological, physical and chemical sciences to the study of medical issues. The term is most commonly used in combination with the either the word research or engineer.A biomedical researcher can work in a wide variety of areas...

 

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