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By Rachel Kurland on February 13th, 2014 | Last updated: February 13, 2014 at 8:22 pm
Gainesville residents host a blood drive on Valentine’s Day to honor their grandson who has leukemia.
By WUFT News on April 5th, 2013 | Last updated: April 5, 2013 at 1:46 pm
Since the 1980s, the Food and Drug Administration has banned blood donations from gay men because of the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission. University of Florida student James J. Sadler hopes that ban will be lifted, so he and other gay men can donate blood.
By Samantha Shavell on January 28th, 2013 | Last updated: October 7, 2013 at 9:47 am
LifeSouth Community Blood Centers need blood now. There is an emergency need for O-negative blood, said Galen Unold, LifeSouth’s director of donor recruitment.
By Dana Winter on December 18th, 2012 | Last updated: December 17, 2012 at 2:12 pm
Because of Gainesville’s hospital Shands being so prominent in health care for Florida, there is always a need for blood in the area to help with surgeries, trauma and cancer patients.