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1Is It Possible to Donate Blood After Having Hepatitis B?
Find out what the experts have to say.
2Donating Blood
There's a 97% chance that someone you know will need a blood transfusion. Blood donors — especially donors with certain blood types — are always in demand. Find out what's involved in this article for teens.
3Natural Disasters: How to Help
Many people find the best way to deal with the news of a tragedy is to help. Find out what you can do.
4Blood Types
Blood might look the same and do the same job, but tiny cell markers mean one person's body can reject another person's blood. Find out how blood types work in this article for teens.
5Blood Transfusions
About 5 million people a year get blood transfusions in the United States. This article explains why people need them and who donates the blood used.
6Is It Normal to Feel Sick During a Blood Draw?
Find out what the experts have to say.
7Volunteering
Volunteering gives you an opportunity to change lives, including your own. Get ideas on things you can do and tips on getting started in this article for teens.
8Stem Cell Transplants
Stem cells can develop into cells with different skills, so they're useful in treating diseases like cancer.
9Donar sangre
Completar todo el proceso de donación de sangre, desde el momento en que rellenas el formulario hasta el momento en que te vas, supone dedicar aproximadamente una hora de tu tiempo. La duración del proceso donación en sí mismo es de unos 10 minutos, pero deberás dedicar unos minutos a responder a varias preguntas antes de hacer la donación y estar un rato descansando tras concluirla.
10Dealing With Needles (Video)
How long does it take to get a blood draw? How can you relax when getting shots? This video will help you know what to expect when needles are a part of your medical care.



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