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Removing barriers to blood donation with the Red Cross

Two people sit in chairs donating blood.
Toby Talbot

The Red Cross recently updated its eligibility criteria for blood donations, something that should increase the blood supply.

But Dr. Walter Kelly, Medical Director for American Red Cross in Idaho, Montana and Eastern Oregon says that's not why they did it. He says it was the right thing to do. Dr. Kelly sat down with our Morning Edition host George Prentice to talk more.

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