Published in Hepatitis Weekly, April 29th, 2002
The trick: technology that lets one person give the amount of red blood cells normally obtained from two people without feeling woozy afterward.
Call it double-blood donation, a small but growing trend that blood bankers hope will boost the nation's tight supply - a supply many warn is likely to get even tighter with new restrictions on who can donate.
"We saw the writing on the wall because of the shrinking donor base and said, 'We have to do this now,'" said...
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