Blog of Bloodworks Northwest

From the shelves to the small screen: blood donation on TV

When we’re not helping donors save lives, we love to binge watch our favorite shows and are always excited when blood donation makes its way to

November 10, 2020 5:19pm


Maximizing The Impact of Platelet Donations: A New Research Study at Bloodworks

Photo of Dr. Moritz Stolla with text "In the Lab: Platelets"

Do cold-stored (refrigerated) platelets improve heart surgery outcomes? The Stolla lab wants to find out — thanks to a grant from the US Army. Platelet transfusions

October 15, 2020 7:03pm


There's no substitute for donated blood (unless it's entertainment)

Beware of zombies

A spooky history of fake blood. Blood is life. Unless it’s a pint voluntarily given by one of our generous donors in a neat little bag,

October 15, 2020 3:57pm


Fear of Needles - I Want to Donate But ... (S2 E1)

Do you have trypanophobia? It’s the fear of needles and it’s way more common than you think. In fact, it plays a huge role in whether

October 15, 2020 9:40am


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