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Have a Heart: Donate Life

February 14th is National Donor Day This Valentine’s Day—and any day for that matter—is a great time to register as an organ, eye, and tissue donor! What better way to express love than to commit to saving and healing others? Today in the U.S. more than 114,000 people are in need of an organ transplant….

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You’ll Be Seeing Red this Month…Find Out Why

February is American Heart Month You may have noticed that you’ve seen a lot of people wearing red lately. Yes, Valentine’s day is just around the corner, but that’s not the only reason red will be a prominent color this month. American Heart Month, celebrated each year for the entire month of February, is a…

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Health Officials Dealing with Worst Flu Outbreak in 10 Years

With tens of thousands of patients flocking to hospitals and at least 37 children dead, this year’s flu season is shaping up to be the worst in nearly a decade—and it’s not over yet. It appears that children returning to school after the winter holidays are sharing more than just their new toys. They’re driving…

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Red Cross in Urgent Need of Blood Donations This Month

January is National Blood Donor Month! Every two seconds, someone in the U.S. needs blood. Accident and burn victims, heart surgery and organ transplant patients, and patients receiving treatment for leukemia, cancer, or sickle cell disease may all require blood to save their lives. Blood donations typically drop off during and immediately after the winter…

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