How giving blood benefits your health

This month, the American Red Cross says ‘thank you’ to returning donors and first timers alike by celebrating National Blood Donor Month. We know that donating blood is one of the easiest ways to help in our community and even one of the closest ways we might come to saving a life—or three. But how can giving blood be healthy for you and what are some of the benefits? Keeping an eye on a silent disease—High blood pressure “We pick up a lot of people who have high blood pressure,” Bruce … [Read more...]