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Because of a blood donor shortage, Jacqueline Rogers will have to wait for a heart transplant. (WBZ-TV Photo)

Blood Donor Shortage Postpones 8-Year-Old’s Heart Surgery At Boston Children’s Hospital

The Rogers family woke up Friday morning in a hotel near Boston Children’s Hospital. They had been preparing for this day for months; 8-year-old Jacqueline was scheduled for open heart surgery.

01/17/2014

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Mass. Red Cross: Blood Donations Lowest Level In A Decade

Blood donations in May and June were at the lowest level the Red Cross has seen in more than a decade, but demand for blood products remained steady.

07/13/2011