URMC / Golisano Children's Hospital / Giving / Strong Kids News / September 2017 September 2017 Research spotlight: When it comes to blood tranfusions, less is more Approximately 36,000 pints of blood are used in transfusions every single day in the United States, saving the lives of countless patients who have endured trauma, surgery, or illness. But in recent years, evidence has emerged that these transfusions all come with more risk than doctors originally thought. Child's Memory Lives on Through Foundation's Work Anthony Poselovich was only 4 years old when he passed away after a battle with liver cancer. His parents, Cathi and Jason, have honored his memory by founding the Anthony Poselovich Memorial Foundation to raise funds for Golisano Children's Hospital and help others who are facing similar hardships. Anne Francis retires from Elmwood Pediatrics Dr. Anne Francis, a pediatrician at Elmwood Pediatrics for the last 41 years, retired on Sept. 1.