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CLINICAL NEWS The Cookie Monster We appreciate all our readers, but those who sit down with coffee, cookies, and the latest issue of ASH Clinical News — like loyal reader and Tweeter Navneet Majhail, MD (@BldCancerDoc) — hold a special place in our hearts. But, we’re a little worried about his cookie intake. … Our crack staff of mathematicians con- ducted a thorough review of his recent social media activity (cross-referenced with dozens of invoices from Girl Scouts of America) and estimated that since our launch in 2014, Dr. Majhail has consumed: 2 18 boxes of Do-Si-Dos boxes of Thin Mints He deserves a merit badge! (After his blood glucose test.) 7 boxes of Samoas 12 boxes of Tagalongs Fake It Till You Make It We’re all concerned about the shortages in our nation’s blood supply (and we all like to plan ahead for Halloween), so here’s our most-requested recipe: “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Blood” Fake Blood Yield: 12 gallons (enough for one “Carrie” prom scene re-enactment): Mommy Dearest A reminder for all the busy hematologists out there: Mother’s Day is right around the corner (May 13, to be exact). Don’t get caught empty-handed – head to ASH’s newly launched online marketplace, ASH-mazon! You’ll find one-of-a-kind gifts for your hematology-minded mom, including: ✿ ✿ Customizable poems, like “CD34 Reasons I Love My Mom” 2 gallons fruit punch 4 gallons Hershey’s chocolate syrup 6 gallons corn syrup Ketchup to taste – er, appearance And, the secret ingredient: love. ✿ ✿ “My Kid Says I’m a Blast” mugs ✿ ✿ Temporary “I Bleed for Mother” tattoos ✿ ✿ Earrings from our exclusive monocyte charms collection ✿ ✿ “Proud Mom of a Hematologist” and “My Daughter Is an ASH Member” bumper stickers Happy APRIL F LS’ DAY! ASH Clinical News 15