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Blood donors needed at South Texas Blood and Tissue Center

South Texans made 616 donations on Thursday, on top of 588 on Wednesday, but more donations are needed.

Victoria, Texas - The South Texas Blood and Tissue Center needs 1,400 more donations to help re-stock empty shelves at area hospitals. South Texans made…

Jimmy Carter home from hospital

Anyone who's ever had a fragile grandparent knows that falls are especially dangerous for the elderly -- and Jimmy Carter has had three falls in the past six months.

FDA warns against using young blood as medical treatment

Wannabe vampires, beware: The US Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday against using plasma infusions from young blood donors to ward off the effects of normal aging as well as other more serious conditions. Plasma, the liquid portion of the blood, contains proteins that help clot blood.