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Krista Robinson/ Ryersonian Staff

Volleyball player organizes stem cell drive

This past Thursday, working with Ryerson labour rights advocate Winnie Ng, volleyball player Erica Naccarato combined the traditional “What’s your type?” event, with OneMatch, the Canadian Blood Services’ stem cell registry.

by Krista Robinson· · Health, Sports, Volleyball
U.S. Consulate employees give blood at a Toronto clinic as part of President Obama’s National Day of Service.

Canadian Blood Services considers reducing donation policy that affects gay men

Last month, Canadian Blood Services launched a public survey addressing the possibility of a change in blood donation restrictions. As the agency’s policy stands, men who have had sexual contact with another man (MSM) within the past five years are not eligible to donate blood. An email statement from CBS says: “A further reduction may be possible in the future and […]

by Michael Lyons· · News, Off Campus