Blood Donations Surge In Response To Orlando MassacreThe need for blood donations reaches its peak in the summer months, and the mass shooting in Orlando has made the need for donations even greater.
Hispanic Aldermen Encourage More Latinos To Give BloodLatinos make up 17 percent of the general population, and nearly 30 percent of the Chicago population, yet only 4 percent of those who give blood.
Mom Helps Organize Blood Drive To Recruit African-American DonorsA Waukegan woman whose son has been battling sickle cell anemia all his life has teamed up with LifeSource to encourage more African-Americans to donate blood.
Rep. Mike Quigley Wants End To Ban On Gay Blood DonorsCongressman Mike Quigley says it's about time and chances are good for a lifting of the nationwide ban on blood donations by gays.
Group Seeking Bone Marrow Donors To Save Lymphoma PatientThe Latino community is being called upon to help save the life of a 49-year old west suburban man who is in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant.
Blackhawks Join Teenage Fan With Leukemia To Find Blood, Bone Marrow DonorsEmma Gomez doesn't follow normal medical expectations. Her mother said, after essentially falling into a coma for five weeks, the 14-year-old leukemia patient just started talking one day.
Flu Epidemic May Be Putting Blood Donors Out Of CommissionBoth Lifesource and the American Red Cross say they're in need of RH-negative donors. WBBM Newsradio's Bob Roberts.