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Alaska Fun Fact: Forget-Me-Not

The Forget-Me-Not, a perennial blue flowering plant, is the state flower of Alaska. Myosotis alpestris, a.k.a. the Alpine Forget-me-not, grows well throughout Alaska in open, rocky places high in the mountains, flowering in midsummer. 66 more words

Complete Solution of Find Right Blood Donor

The iWant blood donation app wants to be a bridge connecting large pool of blood donor with those who are find blood donor. This is the first time ever a complete solution will be building and used by people to end their gruesome search to find right blood donors at the right time.

Blood Donation App

Who May Require Blood, and in What Conditions?

Sometimes, you should not wait for the right time to donate the blood. Not necessary, that when someone needs it you go and donate it. Well, thanks to a few… 283 more words


Minority DNA

They labeled my blood as ‘rare’ before the War of the Birthmark and I was still eligible to donate blood. I have the common blood type of most Native Americans, but I have something unique— 348 more words

Native Americans

Alaska Fun Fact: Can you see Russia from Alaska?

Can you actually see Russia from Alaska?

YES but not from mainland Alaska. The narrowest distance between mainland Russia and mainland Alaska is approximately 53 miles. 181 more words

Zika threatening blood supply in outbreak areas

It is believed the Zika virus can be transmitted through blood transfusions, according to an article posted by the Canadian website The Globe and Mail. It references the CDC who has identified three cases of transmission through blood transfusions in Brazil. 85 more words


New donation rules imposed by Zika virus mean more blood donors needed

New donation rules to protect the blood supply from the Zika virus are contributing to a blood donation shortage in Canada.

Canadian Blood Services says 200,000 blood donations are needed by July to fill the need over the warmer months, with 18,000 blood donations needed in Metro Vancouver alone. 439 more words