Friday, January 21st, 2022

Tag: blood

Red Cross offering free trip to Super Bowl 2022 in exchange for blood

In response to a national blood shortage, the American Red Cross is offering people who donate blood during January the chance to win a trip to the Super Bowl in Los Angeles, Calif.  The package...

Study finds potential cause of blood clots after AstraZeneca Covid jab

A paramedic prepares doses of AstraZeneca vaccine for patients at a walk-in COVID-19 clinic inside a Buddhist temple in the Smithfield suburb of Sydney on August 4, 2021. Saeed Khan | AFP | Getty...

Nearly 1 in 5 US adults with hypertension are taking meds that increase blood pressure 

Many patients with high blood pressure may be unknowingly taking medications that are contributing to increased blood pressure, according to a study in JAMA this week.   A team of researchers out of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in...