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Kyle Rodas isn't a star quarterback who might one day toss a game-winning touchdown pass in the Super Bowl, or even a high-school game. Ever since his teenage body turned on him, Kyle's realized he'll never be carried off the field as the conquering hero...
Swamp Things - Gators Blog - Orlando SentinelBrandon Antwine was one of the lucky ones, an athlete with sickle cell trait who had a sickling episode and survived. The former Florida lineman lived after a close call in October 2007. Nine others did not. Of the 21 non-traumatic deaths in college...
TribLocal - Crystal Lake » NewsThe first time residents were introduced to Lady Bug, the downtrodden pit bull from Kansas City, she was making her way to Huntley for a …...
Dr. Ernest McCulloch dies at 84; he and research partner were first to isolate and identify a stem cellDr. Ernest McCulloch, who with biophysicist James E. Till was the first to isolate and identify a stem cell, opening the door immediately to bone marrow transplants and eventually to what researchers believe will be a host of treatments for a broad...
Dr. Helen M. Ranney, a pioneering female physician who was among the first to explore the genetics of sickle cell disease and scored a number of firsts for women in her profession, including being the first to head a department of medicine at a U.S....
Each year, malaria kills more than 1 million people -- 90% of them in sub-Saharan Africa and 80% of them younger than 5 -- and makes 300 million people seriously ill. Major progress in controlling the disease has been made by the widespread adoption of...
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WGN NewsTo learn more about Joe Leone and follow his treatment, go to: www.joeysjourney-thebattleagainstaplasticanemia.org Two bone marrow drives have been scheduled for Joe Leone: Sunday, January 9th St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr Catholic Church 17500 S....
30 North ChiefWinter storms and unseasonably cold weather have forced the cancellation of a number of blood drives and lowered donor turnout throughout the region, American Red Cross officials reported. “Since the start of January we’re down about 8,000...
McClatchy Tribune NewspapersSometime in the near future, probably in our lifetime, a patient will be able to undergo a test that will identify the biological markers of Alzheimer's disease, much like cholesterol now serves as a biomarker for heart disease. Treatment will come in the...
If you followed my column last week it included the beginning of deciphering food labels. This week we will continue with sodium, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sugars, protein, vitamin A and C, calcium and iron. Sodium Sodium, a component of...
Daily PressHuman breast milk is demonstrating noteworthy anti-inflammatory characteristics in the lab of E. Stephen Buescher, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Val. Inflammation is the body's response to infection, disease...
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