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Know the symptoms and risk-factors of blood cots

By uclahealth • July 12, 2021

In order to protect both the donor and the recipient, each donation is screened for a range of disease markers

By Ask the Doctors • May 14, 2021

Dear Doctor: I just read your column about a daily aspirin regimen, which raised these questions for me: If someone appears to be in the ...

By Ask the Doctors • February 13, 2018

Each year, the number of people in need of organ transplants continues to grow. About 118,000 people are still waiting for an organ, according ...

By uclahealth • May 9, 2017

“I transport blood,” says Wyatt Jackson, who works to transport the blood donated at the UCLA Blood and Platelet Center at Ackerman Student Union ...

By uclahealth • April 7, 2017

UCLA patient Shirley Polk, 67, whose liver and kidney failed due to an acute autoimmune disease last summer, had the chance to meet the 59 ...

By uclahealth • January 17, 2017

"The first experience someone has determines whether they'll be a lifetime donor or if they won't do it again," says Delia Tejano, a registered ...

By uclahealth • January 3, 2017

With invitations to so many worthy medical causes and events, it becomes a difficult decision to figure out how to devote your time and ...

By • October 24, 2016

Congratulations to Matthew Hoffman for celebrating his 50th-gallon donation at the UCLA Blood & Platelet Center. 50 gallons is an amazing accomplishment and the result ...

By uclahealth • September 30, 2016

“I come in every three or four weeks to donate blood,” says Christopher Garduno Luna, a neuroscience major at UCLA. “I’ve donated  blood and ...

By uclahealth • May 28, 2016