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Mark Watkins, right, recently experienced life-threatening internal... News PhotoBlood,Blood Bag,Healthcare And Medicine,Horizontal,Kansas,Lifestyles,Religion,USA,WisdomPhotographer Collection: Tribune News Service 2013 MCTMark Watkins, right, recently experienced life-threatening internal bleeding and was admitted to the University of Kansas Hospital where he declined a needed transfusion because of his religion. He received a non-blood volume expander, Hemopure, and care through the Blood and Anemia Management Program. Here, Nellie Watkins looks at the bandage that covers up where intravenous lines went into her husband, May 3, 2013. (Jill Toyoshiba/Kansas City Star/MCT via Getty Images)