How's your BP holding up? The American Red Cross wants to know

4:09 PM, Aug 14, 2012   |    comments
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SAINT PAUL, Minn. - The American Red Cross wants to help you stay healthy.Blood pressure screenings, taken with automated cuffs, will be offered to fairgoers. Red Cross volunteers will take approximately 10,000 blood pressure screenings during the fair.

The American Red Cross says it is a humanitarian organization led by volunteers, guided by its Congressional Charter and the Fundamental Principles of the International Red Cross Movement, to provide relief to victims of disasters and help people prevent, prepare for, and respond to emergencies. As the single largest supplier of blood products to hospitals throughout the United States, the Red Cross says it fulfills the needs of the American people for the safest, most reliable and most cost-effective blood services through voluntary donations.





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