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12:33 pm
Tue July 1, 2014

Delmarva Blood Bank Looks for Donors

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - The Blood Bank of Delmarva is looking for blood and platelet donors.

WDEL-AM  reports that the blood bank is requesting people schedule an appointment at one of four donation centers in the region. In Delaware, they include Wilmington, Christiana and Dover. The blood bank also has a location in Salisbury, Maryland.

Michael Waite, a spokesman for the blood bank, says the greatest need is for O Negative. The group also has a need for O Positive and Positive donors.

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11:57 am
Tue July 16, 2013

Johns Hopkins Hospital Returns to Top Ranking

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BALTIMORE (AP) - Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore has regained its place atop U.S. News & World Report's annual rankings of the nation's best hospitals.

Last year, Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston was in the top spot, displacing Johns Hopkins, which had been ranked No. 1 for 21 consecutive years. Massachusetts General is ranked second for 2013.

Eighteen hospitals made the magazine's Honor Roll of the best hospitals in the country. To make the list, hospitals had to achieve a high ranking in at least six of 16 medical specialties.

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