Is the FDA's Ban on Gay Men Donating Blood Discriminatory?

Wednesday's announcement from the Food and Drug Administration that it will retain a ban on blood donations from homosexual men, is coming under fire from advocacy groups and some physicians as scientifically unsound and discriminatory. As perfectly healthy gay men face a lifetime ban from voluntarily donating blood, many have been re-examining the scientific validity of this FDA policy. Yet doctors who work at blood banks, including Dr. Robertson Davenport, associate professor of...Full Story
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