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City Councilmen Call For End To FDA Ban On Gay Blood Donors

Los Angeles city officials introduced a resolution Tuesday calling for the U.S. government to lift a longstanding prohibition on gay men giving blood at donation drives.


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Critical Blood Shortage Hits Children’s Hospital Especially Hard

The shortage happens every summer. People who normally donate go on vacation.


Tonight's total lunar eclipse - in which the Moon will turn a reddish copper color - is expected to be most visible between midnight and 1 a.m. (Photo courtesy Griffith Observatory)

Griffith Observatory Stays Open Late For ‘Blood Moon’ Eclipse

Angelenos who want to see the Moon turn to “blood” Monday night may want to head for the hills.


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County To Offer Free Blood Testing For Residents Near Vernon Battery Recycler

Residents who live near a Vernon battery recycling plant are being offered free blood testing to detect possible lead poisoning, according to reports.


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‘Gay Blood Drive’ To Highlight FDA Donor Restrictions

A Southland film director is organizing what’s being billed as the “first-ever nationwide gay blood drive” to increase pressure on federal regulators to lift a ban against blood donors who have had male-to-male sex.


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Kings Offering Playoff Ticket Potential During Platelets Drive

A seven-day platelets drive will be held Tuesday though June 4 at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles, with donors entered into a drawing for tickets for Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final.


A screen shot from with a reciept and vial purported to once contain the blood of Ronald Reagan.

Auction House Cancels Online Sale Of Ronald Reagan’s Blood

A European auction house Thursday canceled the planned online sale of a vial containing dried blood residue said to be from Ronald Reagan after complaints from the late U.S. president’s family and foundation.


A screen shot from with a reciept and vial purported to once contain the blood of Ronald Reagan.

$14,500 For Ronald Reagan’s Blood? Foundation Seeks To Halt Auction

How much would you be willing to pay for the dried blood of Ronald Reagan?


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SoCal Street Cart Vendors Hurting After ‘Occupy’ Group Splatters Blood, Urine

A pair of Southland street cart vendors are hoping to get some help from local residents after “Occupy” protesters vandalized their carts with bodily fluids.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–11/07/2011

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ThinkCure!: Actor Jon Polito Managing Cancer Thanks To New Treatment

Jon Polito is a veteran actor of over a hundred films, but possibly his most challenging role came last year, when he was diagnosed with cancer.

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New Procedure Eliminates Wrinkles With Blood, Not Fillers

A new procedure is using a patient’s blood — not fillers — to tighten skin and eliminate wrinkles.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/06/2011

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New Gang Tour Give Visitors A Slice Of Blood/Crip Life

Tired of taking people to the La Brea Tar Pits? Think the Walk of Fame is a been-there, done-that kinda thing? Are friends from out of town hungering for something on the wild side?

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/07/2011

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Does Blood Make You Faint? Study May Explain Why

If you get light-headed at the sight of blood, researchers may soon have an explanation.