Additionally, hectic holiday schedules in November and December contributed to almost 550 fewer blood drives hosted by volunteer sponsor groups and coordinators than the two previous months. "Sometimes they'll send a friend or family member in their spot to donate so we don't lose that blood product".
They say that the need for O-negative blood is particularly urgent.
"Hospitals don't take snow days, and neither do we", said Dawn Kaiser, director of donor services for Michigan Blood. That's why National Blood Donor Month is in January. By giving platelets regularly, donors can help patients kick cancer and recover from other life-threatening illnesses and injuries.
Type B negative can be transfused to Rh-positive or negative patients.
The Marine Conservation Society (MCS) said it welcomed Friday's recommendations from the Environmental Audit Committee. U.S chain Starbucks said it will trial a 5 pence levy at up to 25 London branches in February for three months.
They include late Alhaji Umar Dange, said to be a chieftain of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Sokoto State. The founder of Fidei Polytechnic, Gboko, the first private polytechnic in Northern Nigeria was in April 2017.
Serena Williams will not defend her title at Melbourne Park this month after withdrawing from the Australian Open . We're not mad at all about Serena needing and taking more time to get back into GOAT shape.
The exchange of prisoners was being carried out at a checkpoint near Horlivka, a city in the eastern Donetsk region. It's the first swap of prisoners between the rival sides of the Ukrainian civil conflict in 15 months.
Reagan died in 2004, at age 93, from pneumonia complicated by the Alzheimer's disease that had progressively clouded his mind. Trump defended his background and success during an impromptu audience with reporters and in a series of tweets on Saturday.
About 94 percent of DACA recipients were born in Mexico or Central and South America, and Hispanics tend to vote for Democrats. At the time, he estimated the construction would cost $10 billion and cover the entire 2,000-mile border.
There also was a raucous scene in the Bills' locker room after a win over Miami when they saw Dalton's touchdown pass. Bills fans have helped to donate $315,000 so far to Bengals QB Andy Dalton's foundation .
But Tapper responded: "The president has an approval rating in the 30s, I don't know what's magical that you're talking about". Tapper countered by saying, 'I think the viewers right now can ascertain who is being hysterical'.
The Asus Zenfone 4 ZE554KL features a 5.5-inch IPS full HD display, Qualcomm Snapdragon 630/660 processor and 4GB/ 6GB of RAM. This update brings a new Android Oreo OS version 4.390 along with a new December patch update and performance improvements.
Marcus Mariota throws touchdown to himself against Chiefs
The Titans advance to a divisional game against either the Super Bowl Champion New England Patriots or the Pittsburgh Steelers. Because of an editing error, an earlier version of this article misidentified the team of running back Derrick Henry .
Captain Marvel May Have Just Cast the MCU's Monica Rambeau
Thus, Monica Rambeau is particularly well situated to be introduced as a supporting character in Captain Marvel's new movie. Actors Samuel Jackson, Jude Law and Ben Mendelsohn will co-star in the movie, which will premiere on March 8, 2019 .
Jon Gruden Expected To Become Head Coach Of Raiders
According to National Football League insider Adam Schefter of ESPN, Gruden will be the next head coach of the Oakland Raiders . Del Rio then had an awkward and emotional post game press conference with the media where he addressed his dismissal.
S.Korea welcomes Kim's offer for dialogue
That year, the Supreme People's Assembly promulgated an ordinance on North Korea's position as a " nuclear weapons state". He also did not touch on Kim's demand that Seoul cancel its annual joint military exercises with the United States.
Houston Cops Find Stash of Weapons in Hotel Room
Police on Sunday arrested a man they say was found with several guns and ammunition in his Hyatt Regency hotel room downtown. It comes as cities across the United States and around the world step up security for New Year's Eve celebrations.
12 dead, several injured in Bronx building fire
Elain Williams said she lost her daughter, sister, and two nieces in the Thursday night fire at 2363 Prospect Ave. Fire Department of New York (FDNY) personnel work on the scene of an apartment fire in Bronx, New York , U.S.
Dangerously cold wind chills
Meteorologist Sarah Fletcher says a cold front moved through Friday night and cold arctic air will take over into the New Year. A Wind Chill Warning is in place for Saturday night - Monday morning for wind chill values of -30 to -50 degrees.