Blog of Bloodworks Northwest



Meet the Bloodworks Center for Global Impact’s New Class of Life Savers

In October, healthcare leaders from around the world traveled to Bloodworks Northwest–some, despite horrific natural disasters–to attend a special Bloodworks Center for Global Impact course. Below,
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For One Platelet Donor, Cancer Closes the Loop

Parts of the blood donation process are predictable: Cushy chair, poke, wrap, snack. But what happens next can seem like a mystery. Bloodworks donor and volunteer
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First Person: My Life With Sickle Cell Disease

Most college students’ biggest worry is their upcoming test or weekend plans. For Washington State University student Laelah Ndifon, it’s how quickly she can get to
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A platelet disorder leads to bleeding: Jen’s story

  Jen Schmitt is the type of person who always puts others before herself. Her friend Erin Nissen says, “Jen is the most giving and caring
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