The word blood is a noun. Blood means (1) the shedding of blood resulting in murder, (2) temperament or disposition, (3) the fluid (red in vertebrates) that is pumped by the heart, (4) people viewed as members of a group, (5) the descendants of one individual, (6) a dissolute man in fashionable society.
Blood is also a verb that means (1) smear with blood, as in a hunting initiation rite, where the face of a person is smeared with the blood of the kill.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word blood.
Visit this blood bank directory for information about blood banks in the United States of America. The photo on this page depicts blood donation equipment being used at a blood bank.
The NHLBI, a branch of the National Institutes of Health, provides information for patients and the public, health professionals, and researchers. Also information on funding and grants, NHLBI research programs, clinical trials, networks and outreach, and news and events. There are educational tutorials, recipes for healthy eating, health assessment tools, and much more.
Check out this medical testing service provider directory for information about medical testing services in the United States of America. The photo on this page shows a nurse checking the blood pressure of a patient.
Clara Barton founded the American Red Cross in 1881 as an emergency response organization. Today the Red Cross also helps the needy, supports military families, collects and distributes blood, provides educational programs, and works abroad. The website provides a history of the organization, news about Red Cross activities, volunteer opportunities, a museum, a store, publications and more.
The following articles provide recent blood-related news.
Men at risk for diabetes had greater blood sugar control and lost more belly fat when they exercised in the afternoon than in the morning.
Gretchen Reynolds. New York Times. Wednesday, 27 Jan 2021 15:54:43 +0000.