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September 22, 2009
The H1N1 influenza is once again on the minds of many people as we enter fall and students return to school and to college. This is the first global flu pandemic in 41 years, and as of August 30, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported more than 254,206 laboratory-confirmed cases of 2009 H1N1...
June 9, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The French say, "Mon Sang pour D'autres," or "My Blood for Others." The sentiments of that message will resonate worldwide on June 14, 2009 as the fifth annual World Blood Donor Day is observed and celebrated. World Blood Donor Day will honor the world's...
June 1, 2009
June 14 is the fifth worldwide celebration of World Blood Donor Day. The French say, “Mon Sang pour D’autres,” or “My Blood for Others.”  The sentiments of that message will resonate worldwide on June 14, 2009 as the fifth annual World Blood Donor Day is observed...
May 20, 2009
Second Red Cross Racing Season Begins Memorial Weekend 3M and Greg Biffle join the American Red Cross to encourage blood donation and tout racing-themed donor rewards program. LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Greg Biffle — driver of Roush Fenway Racing's No. 16 Ford Fusion — has signed on again...
April 28, 2009
Louisville, Ky. - The recent documented cases of swine flu in several states across the U.S. and in a growing number of other countries may cause many people to wonder what they can do to better protect themselves right now. Stay Healthy The Red Cross and the Centers for Disease Control and...
April 6, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. - Dr. Yenshen Hsueh, CEO of the River Valley Blood Services Region that includes Louisville, Ky., its largest collection territory, died suddenly Saturday in China. He was ending a one-week vacation with his wife. No other details of his death are currently available. Since 1996, Dr...
March 2, 2009
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The American Red Cross is once again counting on the fighting spirit of the Irish to help keep the area's blood supply stable. "The St. Patrick's Day Blood Drive" is a longtime, traditional event that gives the Irish – or those with the Irish spirit –...
December 24, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – 1978. The year that 36-year-old, Louisville-native Muhammad Ali redeemed himself in a heavyweight title rematch against St-Louis native Leon Spinks. The thoroughbred, Affirmed, ran to triple-crown majesty. Jogging suits were the fashion rage and the movie "Grease"...
November 21, 2008
BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – The 2008 "Blood Challenge" between Indiana University and Purdue University has ended this year with IU winning with an impressive difference of 1,338 donors. The official 2008 tally: IU – 4,941 vs. Purdue – 3,603. IU winning the challenge this year...
November 18, 2008
LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Thanksgiving is traditionally a time for giving thanks with family and friends. In the spirit of the season, the Red Cross is thanking its blood donors by offering all presenting donors a coupon for a complimentary pie at area blood donation centers during Thanksgiving week...