Vanessa Lopez, Life Saved

Vanessa Lopez was 27 years old when she was diagnosed with Stage 3 Colorectal Cancer. “I just had a gut feeling that something was wrong with me”, says Lopez. After 12 grueling hours in the E.R., Vanessa was finally given her diagnosis. According to the Colon Cancer Coalition, 20 percent of people diagnosed with colorectal…

Gavin Reda, Life Saved

Jennifer Reda was only four months pregnant when she and her husband Landon found out their son Gavin was diagnosed with a heart defect. Tetralogy of Fallot, or TOF, is an incurable, congenital heart defect that occurs in 1 in every 2,518 babies born each year. Weeks after being brought into this world, Gavin went…

Friends enjoying lunch

Why You Need Iron Nutrition

Why You Need Iron Nutrition CLICK HERE for an important message about maintaining your good health from our Medical Director, Patrick Sadler, M.D. In order to give blood, we must first determine if it’s safe for you. During the screening process, we take a small sample of blood from a finger stick. The sample is then…