Red Cross spokesperson Maureen Wellman said that all types of blood are needed especially O-Negative and O-Positive.
A former NYU instructor was arrested late last week, after allegedly splashing a woman with a liquid he told her was blood and yelling and cursing at a dog, according to a published report.
A New Jersey school cafeteria worker has been fired after students picked up bagels covered in blood earlier this month, according to published reports.
Though hospital needs were met, and heroic donors found the NYBC facilities that were able to remain open, the unprecedented disruption depleted the blood supply to the point where a significant recovery effort is necessary.
In what might seem like a page out of the “Twilight” series, people looking to erase fine facial lines and wrinkles can undergo a procedure that uses patient’s own blood to reverse visible signs of aging.
There were gunshots and there was blood when Rodney Atkins and his son Elijah had a frightening encounter with a 7-foot bull shark in Florida this spring. “Oh, my God, what are we doin’ here?”
No it’s not Halloween, though when you see the bloody photo that Billy Ray Cyrus tweeted of his son, you may think differently.
The American Red Cross is sending shipments of blood into Connecticut to help fill a gap left by a blood collection workers strike that began last week.
Inmate Justin Peggs says he feared the pit bull would attack him too as he wrestled it off Kathleen James and held it down.
Several New York City hospitals have landed on the 2011 watch list after reporting deadly patient-safety lapses including leaving sponges and surgical instruments inside patients, according to the Niagara Health Quality Coalition.
New Jersey is the first state to require hospitals to check newborns for congenital heart defects. Gov. Chris Christie signed the measure into law, requiring hospitals to perform a test which determines the amount of oxygen in the blood before a newborn is discharged.
Rev. Edward Fairley of Paterson was arraigned in state court. The judge set bail at $1 million and sent the case to a grand jury.
Authorities said the Rev. Edward Fairley stormed into a Paterson home and stabbed the Rev. Simone Shields in the face and torso while she was getting her hair done.
When blood donors share their “gift of life” with the Red Cross, they get a glass of juice and a cookie after their pint has been drawn, but what do you give Fido after he’s donated his blood?
The New York Blood Center is issuing an emergency appeal for donors.