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Inova HealthChat Podcast


Get the health insights behind the headlines. Inova HealthChat is your trustworthy guide to health and wellness from our network of experts, hosted by Inova's Chief External Affairs & Communications Officer Jen Siciliano.



Episode 3: Is the Blood Supply Stable? How Donating Blood Can Save a Life

Terri Craddock, MBA, MLS (ASCP), HP and Stephanie Morrison Snapkoski join Inova HealthChat host Jennifer Siciliano for a conversation about health condition requirements for donating blood, the precarious blood supply, and the rigorous testing processes for each unit of blood before it is used for transfusion. Listen more to also hear about Stephanie’s family experience of her seven year old son who has been fighting acute lymphoblastic leukemia since he was five years old.