Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Hemophilia care at Puget Sound Blood Center

March is Hemophilia Awareness Month, as designated by President Reagan in 1986. Dr. Barbara Konkle is interim director of our Hemophilia Care Program and describes Puget Sound BloodRead more →

Thrombosis research at Bloodworks Northwest

March is Blood Clot Awareness Month, so we sat down with Dr. José A. López, Bloodworks Northwest’s Chief Scientific Officer, to discuss the work his labRead more →

Tips to pass the iron test (hematocrit)

The finger prick to test iron levels, called a hematocrit (hematocrit is the percentage of red blood cells in your blood), is a necessary evil: weRead more →

Chuck Colby, longtime donor and volunteer

If you donate blood on Thursday evenings in Bellevue, Chuck Colby’s is a familiar face. Chuck has been volunteering at our Bellevue Center for “probably 6Read more →