WTTW: Blood Donors Wanted as Shortage Continues

Factors out of most people’s reach have caused everything from high gas prices to shortages of products like baby formula and tampons.

But there is another shortage that we can do something about: it’s the supply of blood that hospitals and their patients depend on daily.

The shortage has also highlighted donation rules that critics call homophobic.

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About Shikha Jain, MD FACP

I am a practicing, board-certified hematology/oncology physician in Chicago. I speak on topics ranging from the impact of social media on healthcare, how physicians can utilize social media, how to write Op-eds in the medical world, gender equity and barriers to career advancement, and topics in GI oncology and immunotherapy. My goal is to explain complicated topics in simple terms. I also enjoy writing and you can find some of my writing on this site. I am a mother to three amazing kids and married to a gastroenterologist. I look forward to connecting with you.

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