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Cook County Home to Nation’s First Blood Bank

The nation’s first blood bank opened at Cook County Hospital on March 15, 1937 under the leadership of Dr. Bernard Fantus. Dr. Fantus’ medical innovations in storing and transfusing blood spread nationally and internationally…

National Handwashing Awareness Week is December 6-12

Let’s work together to decrease the spread of infectious diseases! The goal of National Handwashing Awareness Week is to decrease the spread of the flu and other infectious diseases by informing…
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Illinois Blood Cancer Conference

We invite you to our free annual event for blood cancer patients, caregivers and survivors. Featuring disease specific workshops and discussions covering nutrition, survivorship, clinical trials, and more! Registration is preferred as seating is…