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  •  Red Cross says they're good on blood actually. (12+ / 0-)

    Do not rush to give blood in Boston
    The Red Cross tweeted that there's is "enough blood on shelves to meet demand," following the tragedy in Boston. However, American Red Cross spokeswoman Anne Marie Borrego tells NBC News that she encourages those who want to help or give back in some way to schedule a time in the future to give blood. Most importantly, people — especially those in Boston — can help by visiting the Safe and Well website, and to "listen to local authorities."

    And we sail and we sail and we never see land, just the rum in the bottle and a pipe in my hand...

    by Mortifyd on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 03:28:15 PM PDT

    •  Thanks for the update (2+ / 0-)
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      alain2112, Smoh

      I don't have a Twitter account, so that's good to know.  

    •  I'm donating tomorrow (2+ / 0-)
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      Smoh, BlackSheep1

      as a matter of fact.
      It one of the cheaper things I can do as far as "charitable donations". :)

      “We are not a nation that says ‘don’t ask, don’t tell.’ We are a nation that says ‘out of many, we are one.’” -Barack Obama

      by skohayes on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 03:51:09 PM PDT

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      •  Well I usually do platelets (fewer people do (1+ / 0-)
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        them) but I just scheduled a whole blood appointment tomorrow.  For a while I didn't think I could do platelets at all after my first attempt but fortunately as long as they use the single arm machines they can get a triple out of me.

        You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

        by Throw The Bums Out on Mon Apr 15, 2013 at 08:49:52 PM PDT

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