October 7, 2020

Perhaps more than ever before, ARUP Blood Services is relying on high school students to help save lives through blood donations, as its usual donor sources have diminished.

July 27, 2020

When one of the University of Utah’s (U of U’s) AirMed helicopters take off on an emergency call, there is now a small cooler onboard containing their latest means of saving lives — blood.

April 3, 2020

While most blood drives have been canceled, ARUP’s two blood donation centers have remained open. ARUP has seen donations increase as more people have sought ways to help.

June 25, 2019

When a patient with traumatic injuries arrives in the emergency room or a cancer patient is receiving a blood transfusion, it is critical that they receive blood types compatible with their bodies.

January 31, 2019

The laboratorians in the ARUP Immunohematology Reference Laboratory spend their days determining the more complex blood types of patients.

August 16, 2017

Nationwide, there is a shortage of blood, and patient populations continue to grow. The rules on who can donate are constantly changing because of new diseases and medications.

February 13, 2017

Not all hearts need love (or roses) this Valentine’s Day. Some need blood.