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One Year Later.

Posted: Oct 20, 2017 | Category: Latest Articles

One year ago today, The Blood and Tissue Center of Central Texas officially became We Are Blood. Actually, we didn’t just wake up on October 20, 2016 and “become” anything—we’d…

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MEET OUR DONORS: JEFF’S STORY

Posted: Oct 17, 2017 | Category: Latest Articles

In 1977, Jeff’s brother was born with Rh incompatibility. Rh incompatibility is a condition that occurs during pregnancy if a woman has Rh-negative blood but her baby has Rh-positive blood.…

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Boosting Your Blood Count

Posted: Sep 28, 2017 | Category: Latest Articles

It's a common challenge, and it's not fun when it happens to you. The person performing your donor screening says those the dreaded words, "I'm sorry, but you can't donate…

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Saving lives is in our blood.

Posted: Sep 23, 2017 | Category: Latest Articles

It’s no secret that donating blood saves lives. And considering blood cannot be artificially manufactured or produced, having a stocked and steady blood supply right here in Central Texas means…

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Meet Our Donors: Paul’s Story

Posted: Jul 31, 2017 | Category: Spotlight

Meet Paul Konichek. Paul is a retired educator, an avid mountain climber, and one of our regular blood donors. We recently sat down with him to learn a little bit…

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Coming to a mall near you.

Posted: Jun 27, 2017 | Category: Latest Articles

We know we aren't breaking the news to you here, but y'all: it's officially summer. The weather is crazy, schools are out, schedules are busy, and people are on vacation. So…

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