Donating Blood for Teens
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.
Word! Blood Bank for Kids
Blood banks collect and store blood, which healthy people donate.
Find out what the experts have to say.
Natural Disasters: How Families Can Help for Parents
When natural disasters like tornadoes, hurricanes, and earthquakes strike, it's natural for people to want to help. Here are some ways to do that.
Blood Transfusions for Teens
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.
Natural Disasters: How to Help for Teens
Many people find the best way to deal with the news of a tragedy is to help. Find out what you can do.
Biobanks for Parents
A biobank is a special lab that stores samples donated by patients. Scientists use them to study what causes a sickness or disease and to find treatments.
Cord Blood Banking for Parents
Should you bank your newborn's cord blood? This article can help you decide.
Surgeries and Procedures: Blood Transfusion for Parents
A blood transfusion is a safe and relatively simple medical procedure that replaces blood lost during surgery or because of an injury or illness.
Blood Types for Teens
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.