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Blood & Tissue

You could save a life by giving blood

Day after day, we wake up and continue to do our part in the fight against the COVID-19 outbreak. Whether that’s as a brave frontline worker, a citizen practicing social distancing or an employee of an essential business reporting to work, it’s important that we come together, now more than ever. If you’re curious about …

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Stop the Bleed: Knowledge that saved my life during severe injury

It’s only thanks to Siri and a leather belt that I’m able to tell this story today. What started out as a day of simple yard work quickly turned into a life-or-death situation. In mid-October 2017, I decided it was time to cut down an old mulberry tree in my backyard. Not in the mood …

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Bonded by blood: Cancer survivor meets bone marrow donor who saved her life

Every person has a story to share. We learn that life is a journey and with every experience, we learn and grow. What makes my journey unique, is that I was given the chance to meet my real life super hero. This is an amazing and emotional journey that began on May 9, 2012. I …

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Platelet donor gives gifts to encourage more blood center donations

For Baylor Scott & White courier Ricky Smith, delivering donated blood and platelets gets personal. “When I’m carrying a box of donations into a hospital, I often wonder if my own platelets are inside,” he said. Ricky is among a handful of faithful “regulars” at the Scott & White Blood Center, where donors have the …

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Man donates his 10th gallon of blood

Every eight weeks without fail, one 77-year old donates blood. He glanced down at his donor card one early October morning and saw it was time, yet again, to donate. Robert Baily keeps a diligent schedule donating blood, but this time, his donation would be one to celebrate. He called the Scott & White Blood …

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Father and son bond while giving blood

While other fathers and sons are bonding over golf games and hunting trips, Mike and Austin Grisham are bonding over their shared interest of donating blood. It might sound strange, but this dynamic donating duo truly enjoys their experiences giving blood. “It’s a special thing for us to donate blood together,” Mike Grisham said. “It …

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Diabetes Education for North Texans

Diabetes is becoming a more common term because, unfortunately, it is projected that around 8.3 percent of the entire U.S. population has diabetes. Of the 8.3 percent, nearly seven million are unaware. So how can we change that? We can start with education. We sat down with Folashade Lester, M.D., a family medicine physician on the …

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