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Love at First Pint: Kaye and John's Story

Kaye and John Spilker were enjoying their first date in 1983. After a lovely lunch John made an unusual suggestion. He suggested they go and donate blood. They've been doing it ever since.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 05, 2020

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Jantzn May is Saving Lives One Donation at a Time

Once Jantzn saw how easy it was, he made donating platelets a part of his routine.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 02, 2019

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Decades of Saving Lives: A Blood Donor's Story

"It doesn't take a lot of time, and it's a great way to give back," Haskell says. "Just do it!"

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 13, 2018

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What Happens to Blood After Donation?

We all know donating blood saves lives, but do you know what happens after you've donated it? While donating is a simple process, once it's collected it goes on a journey before it reaches a patient.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 24, 2018

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Benefits of Donating Blood During a Natural Disaster

How does donating blood in Los Angeles help someone on the other side of the country?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 10, 2018

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Why Keep Your Baby's Cord Blood? Options & Benefits

Should you bank your newborn's umbilical cord blood for future medical use?

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 13, 2017

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Bimonthly Blood Donations Help Save Lives

Blood and platelet donor Fred Zaidman's generosity has touched the lives of nearly 600 strangers.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 12, 2017

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Kim Coleman: Nurse & Heart Transplant Recipient

When Kim Coleman needed a heart transplant, she found herself on the receiving end of the generosity of others. Now she gives back.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 09, 2017