JayAnn Merkle, Account Manager for the American Red Cross Pacific Northwest Blood Services Region, stopped by Townsquare Media studios today to put the call out for blood donations as the Yakima Valley is perilously low at this time.
Scientists have found a way to genetically modify rice as a replacement for human blood. The idea is to extract a protein containing human genes that could then be used in lieu of actual blood to help burn victims and those who’ve suffered massive blood loss.
It’s seen as a viable solution to shortages of blood donations, and it circumvents the need for HIV and hepatitis screenings that must be do
Join us on Friday July 15th from 10AM to 3PM for our Bleed Red Blood Drive. You could win a pair of tickets to see Ronnie Dunn on July 21st at the Yakima Valley Sundome. To schedule a time to donate the gift of Blood call 509-972-3461, we hope to see you on Friday...