Anemia

What is anemia?

Anemia is the most common blood disorder in the U.S.. There are many ways to prevent and control it.

Living With and Managing Iron-Deficiency Anemia

Hear Susan’s story about living with and managing iron-deficiency anemia.

Blood Donation

Protecting Our Blood Supply

Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. Watch to learn how blood keeps us alive and how donated blood is kept safe.

Blood Donations Are Safe

Dr. Julie Panepinto explains why blood is essential to help patients survive surgeries, cancer treatments, and blood disorders.

Why Diversity Matters for Blood Donation

Blood diversity matters in blood donation, states Dr. Kamille West-Mitchell of NIH's Department of Transfusion Medication.

Almost Anyone Can Donate Blood

Dr. Julie Panepinto, describes how blood donation is safe and simple.

A Mother Pays It Forward by Donating Blood

Blood Services Section Chief Dr. Kamille West-Mitchell shares how blood from a donor impacted a patient's family.

Building a More Diverse and Inclusive Blood Donor Community

Only 3% of eligible Americans donate blood each year, but recent federal guidance may help change that.

What You Should Know About Blood Donation

Experts from NIH and the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies discuss blood donation and patient transfusion.

What Providers Should Know About Blood Donation

Experts from NIH and the Association for the Advancement of Blood & Biotherapies emphasize the importance of blood donation.

Sickle Cell Disease

Managing Sickle Cell Disease as a Teenager

Nicholas and his mother Bridget discuss how Nicholas manages his sickle cell disease, so he can live a fulfilling life.

Living with and Managing Sickle Cell Disease

Tiffany was born with sickle cell anemia. Her treatment plan and healthy lifestyle allow Tiffany to enjoy a happy, full life.

Genetic Therapies in Sickle Cell Disease

Webinar provides an overview of genetic therapies, what they are, and how they work.

Bone Marrow Transplants, Other Therapies, and Sickle Cell

Webinar highlights research findings from NHLBI-funded studies and evaluates bone marrow transplant therapies.