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December Named Texas Cord Blood Month

Of the 4 million births each year in the United States, 90% of the stem cells in umbilical cord blood are discarded and go unused. Umbilical cord blood donations have the ability to save thousands of lives by treating common diseases such as: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and leukemia. Recently, Texas governor Rick Perry named December “Texas Cord Blood Month” to increase awareness of the benefits of stem cells and stem cell research and to stimulate umbilical cord blood donations across the state and the country.

Of the 4 million births each year in the United States, 90% of the stem cells in umbilical cord blood are discarded and go unused. Umbilical cord blood donations have the ability to save thousands of lives by treating common diseases such as: Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and leukemia. Recently, Texas governor Rick Perry named December “Texas Cord Blood Month” to increase awareness of the benefits of stem cells and stem cell research and to stimulate umbilical cord blood donations across the state and the country.

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