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January 8, 2015

His Life Was Saved Through Blood Donation

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

Gerardo Colon-Otero, M.D., a Mayo Clinic hematologist and oncologist, understands the importance of blood donation to his patients. In a recent guest column for the Florida Times-Union, he shares a story of a patient who almost didn’t make it to an appointment. “Unexpectedly, he started vomiting blood and was rushed to the closest emergency room, […]

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Tags: blood donation, Dr. Gerardo Colon-Otero, Red Cross

January 14, 2014

Joining the 100-gallon club

By In the Loop In the Loop (@intheloop)

The Energizer Bunny’s got nothing on Carroll Sharp of Jacksonsville, who, since the late 1960s, has been going and going and going … to donate blood. As the Florida Times-Union and First Coast News report, all that donating has earned him a spot as the newest member of The Blood Alliance at Mayo Clinic’s “100-gallon […]

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Tags: Blood Alliance, blood donation, Carroll Sharp, Jacksonville, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Odette Struys, volunteers

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