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  • Donating 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.

  • Is It Possible to Donate Blood After Having Hepatitis B?

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Natural 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.

  • Blood 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.

  • Kidney Transplant

    If the kidneys stop working, a person will need either dialysis or a transplant. Get the facts on kidney transplant in this article for teens.

  • 5 Ideas for Eco-Friendly Celebrations

    Want to celebrate birthdays, holidays, or other big events in an environmentally sound way? Here are some ideas.

  • Is It Normal to Feel Sick During a Blood Draw?

    Find out what the experts have to say.

  • Blood 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.

  • Volunteering

    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.

  • Dialysis

    Dialysis is a medical treatment that can take over the job of filtering the blood until someone's failing kidneys heal or are replaced with a kidney transplant.