Blood collection rates down 30% at RRVBC – Beloit Daily...

Beloit Daily NewsBELOIT — As the Stateline Area prepares for Christmas and New Years, the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) and the American Red Cross encourage residents to give a life-saving gift this holiday season by donating blood. Collection...

Finnish phone app finds reindeer, helps to avoid road kill...

Yahoo NewsIn this July 13, 2009 photo, reindeers walk across the road in Suomussalmi, Finland. There's good news for Rudolph and his friends _ an app is helping officials reduce the number of reindeer killed in traffic accidents in Finland....

Finnish Phone App Finds Reindeer, Helps to Avoid Road Kill...

New York TimesROVANIEMI, Finland — There's good news for Rudolph and his friends — an app is helping officials reduce the number of reindeer killed in traffic accidents in Finland. Some 300,000 reindeer freely wander the wilds of Lapland in...

NYC veterinarian contracts rare bird flu strain from a cat...

Pulse HeadlinesA veterinarian might have been infected with H7N2 a strain of avian flu. The bird flu spread among more than 100 cats from a shelter located in East Harlem, New York, where the vet worked. The case hasn't been...

Cat with pounds of dreadlocks brought to shelter – wtkr.com

wtkr.comThe Animal Rescue League Shelter & Wildlife Center wrote she had matting, like dreadlocks, that took years to get so severe. “At first I thought it was a cat that had a blanket on top of it. The next day...

Christmas Miracle: 5-Month-Old Infant Finds Organ Match In 40 Minutes,...

Tech TimesDaniel McCabe is one lucky baby. The 5-month-old only had to wait 40 minutes after going on the United Network of Organ Sharing list to match with a liver donor. ( Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of...

Trump says controversy over son’s charity work is a ‘ridiculous...

AOL NewsOn Friday morning, the president-elect tweeted, "My wonderful son, Eric, will no longer be allowed to raise money for children with cancer because of a possible conflict of interest with my presidency. Isn't this a ridiculous shame? He loves...

It’s not the weather that makes Christmas so deadly –...

Bangor Daily NewsEvery winter, deaths from heart-related conditions rise in the United States. Plotted on a graph, the rise in deaths looks like a hill — with two spikes at the top when deaths sharply increase. “Sticking up out of...

Holidays ‘critical’ time for blood donations – Danville Commercial News

Danville Commercial NewsDANVILLE — While people are crossing off errands on their holiday to-do list, they might want to add one: Donate blood. This is the time of year when blood and platelet donations are down, due to the weather...

Help save lives at an annual blood drive – WLKY...

WLKY LouisvilleAmerican Red Cross's Holiday Hero Blood Drive is set for December 27 and December 28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel on Philips Lane. Advertisement. WEBVTT THE STORES ANDHOLIDAY HOURS ONWLKY.COM. >>> TIS TH'TIS THE SEASON TO GIVE.Red Cross pleads...

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