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The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelRoberts said that she would have the bone marrow transplant later this year. "Bone marrow donors are scarce and particularly for African-American women," she told viewers. "I am very fortunate to have a sister who is an excellent match, and this greatly...
When Richard Lee Norris opened his eyes after a marathon 36-hour surgery to give him a new face, he immediately wanted a mirror. A natural reaction for a man who had been practically living as a recluse since a 1997 gun accident took off his nose, chin,...
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That day when Yvonne Lawrence glanced into the crib she immediately knew something was wrong. Babies aren't supposed to be blue. What she soon would learn at the hospital is that her 3-month-old son was cursed with sickle-cell anemia. The inherited...
It was no big deal to swab a cheek and give some spit a few months ago. After all, the odds of one's spit matching someone else's are less than 1 percent. But now, two Kansas State University Salina students have been asked to give a lot more than saliva....
Press ReleaseIndiana Blood Center and the Indiana Pacers are teaming up for the annual "Drive to the Hoop," a blood and bone marrow drive that will be held at Bankers Life Fieldhouse on Friday, April 6, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Anyone who participates as a donor in...
Since she was first diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease at age 19, Lindsay Porter, now 47, has had to face the reality that she would someday need a kidney transplant. "It really didn't affect me very much at all until my early 30s, when I developed...
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South Bend Tribune Staff WriterBella O’Dell is still fighting to receive “The Match” that will save her life. The 4-year old, of Elkhart, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) a year ago and recently relapsed and is in need of a bone marrow...
Tags: Leukemia, Health, Lee Johnson, Charity, Human Body
From Tribune NewspapersIn a finding that strengthens the link between environmental pollutants and rising rates of breast cancer, new research finds that women whose diets contain higher levels of cadmium are at greater risk of developing breast cancer than those who ingest...
All of this exposure and economic impact. All of the hype and the hoopla. All of the celebrities and festivities. All because this man believed. All because Pat Williams believed in Orlando. Believed in Magic. And now, as Orlando gets ready to...
A Maryland man who became the second person in the world to have a synthetic windpipe transplant died Monday, nearly four months after having the rare operation done in Sweden. His mother, Dorne Lyles, said Tuesday that her son died at Franklin Square...
PIX11.com / @MarksPIX"Bodies…The Exhibition" is typically a big draw on Sundays. On this Sunday, even more people than usual showed up at the South Street Seaport attraction because of a little boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. The Gift of Life Foundation...
Tags: Health, Human Body, Immune System
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Apr 18, 2012 |Story| South Bend Tribune
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Feb 23, 2012 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
Mar 6, 2012 |Story| Baltimore Sun
Mar 12, 2012 |Story| WPIX-LTV
Feb 26, 2012 |Story| Chicago Tribune
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