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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

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