Cold Snap Making Annual Lull In Blood Donations WorseThe combination of an extended cold snap, the recent holidays, and the ongoing flu season have led to a 30 percent drop in blood donations for LifeSource, prompting hospitals to keep a close eye on their supplies.
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.
Palatine Man Donates 151st Pint Of BloodGeorge Serena, who was honored Tuesday at LifeSource in Arlington Heights as he extended his arm for pint 151, said "it's just like getting your oil changed."
Brutal January Weather Taking A Toll On Blood DonationsThe heavy snow and bitter cold this winter have put a major strain on supplies at Chicagoland blood banks, as donations have dropped precipitously because of cancelled blood drives and missed appointments.
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.
LifeSource Teams With Blackhawks For Blood Drive