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Left: Donors were allowed to rest in the car’s Pullman beds after donating blood. Above: Western Pacific porter Lewis Griffin was on board the Charles O. Sweetwood car for nearly its entire journey, and many nurses worked long stretches.

Together, transforming lives Vitalant* (formerly BloodSource) works with our healthcare community to change lives. Whether it’s with a blood donor in the donation chair or the Vitalant physician consulting by phone with a critical care physician or in our laboratories developing the precise blood component needed by patients, we are an important link in life-transforming communities. *pronounced vye-TAL-ent

Join the Vitalant community! Visit vitalant.org or call 877.258.4825 (877.25VITAL)

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Profile for Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society

2019-Jul/Aug - SSV Medicine  

Sierra Sacramento Valley Medicine is the official journal of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society (SSVMS) and promotes the history,...

2019-Jul/Aug - SSV Medicine  

Sierra Sacramento Valley Medicine is the official journal of the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society (SSVMS) and promotes the history,...