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Advocates complain that the ban is "medically and scientific unwarranted."


Red Cross, FDA differ on blood donation policy

by Mackenzie Allen
Aug 29, 2013


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Since 2006 the Red Cross has supported a change to the ban against men that have sex with men.

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A recent push to end the Food and Drug Administration's ban on men who have sex with men from donating blood has some reexamining the policy.