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  • After Sandy cause major losses, American Red Cross encourages blood donations

    After Sandy cause major losses, American Red Cross encourages blood donations
    The affects of Hurricane Sandy are being felt days after the storm has passed. Over 325 American Red Cross blood drives have been canceled in 13 states and the District of Columbia due to the storm and its aftermath, causing a shortfall of more than 11,...
  • Feisty Lake Property Appraiser Ed Havill always stuck to his strongly held beliefs

    Feisty Lake Property Appraiser Ed Havill always stuck to his strongly held beliefs
    The temptation might be to think that the election killed Ed Havill. After all, the larger-than-life property appraiser died just days after he stunningly lost the office he'd held for 36 years to an archrival, former state Sen. Carey Baker, in a...
  • Blood drive held in honor of Coach Pagano Tuesday

    Blood drive held in honor of Coach Pagano Tuesday
    Posters for a blood drive held in honor of Indianapolis Colts head coach Chuck Pagano are already decorating the walls of the Indiana Blood Center Monday. In an effort to raise awareness for leukemia research, the Colts teamed up with the blood center as...
  • Mickey Deputy

    Mickey Deputy
    Mickey was born in Illinois with Down Syndrome and 3 holes in her heart. Around 9 months of age, it was determined that surgery needed to be done soon. Mickey's parents had to move their family of 3 back to Indiana where they grew up so she could have...
  • Hundreds taking part in cancer prevention study

    Hundreds taking part in cancer prevention study
     600 people in this area are expected to take part in a Cancer Prevention Study this week. The study from the American Cancer Society will help researchers better understand the genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors that cause or prevent cancer....
  • Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles

    Official: US Anti-Doping Agency to slap Armstrong with lifetime ban, loss of titles
    The U.S. Anti-Doping Agency said early Friday it will strip Lance Armstrong of his seven Tour de France titles and impose a lifetime ban, a move that came just hours after the cyclist announced he would no longer fight charges of illegal doping. A formal...
  • Scientists find blood signatures for aggressive prostate cancer

    Scientists find blood signatures for aggressive prostate cancer
    LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists have found two distinct genetic "signatures" for prostate cancer that may help doctors predict which patients have aggressive tumors, and designed experimental blood tests to read those genetic signs like barcodes. The...
  • OUR HEALTH: A Whisper of Hope

    OUR HEALTH: A Whisper of Hope
    Ovarian cancer patients are living longer, but the disease still haunts those diagnosed. Living with ovarian cancer for four years, she’s already beat the odds of a disease once called the Silent Killer. Alice Vogt lives in Bedford County with her...
  • OUR HEALTH: New Hepatitis C Treatment Clinic Brings Specialized Treatment to Local Patients

    OUR HEALTH: New Hepatitis C Treatment Clinic Brings Specialized Treatment to Local Patients
    Anewly formed infectious disease clinic in Lynchburg, VA is bringing expert medical care to those in the area with hepatitis C. An estimated 3.2 million people in the United States have a chronic hepatitis C viral infection. Most of them don’t even...
  • Baby with brain cancer thrives after chemotherapy

    Baby with brain cancer thrives after chemotherapy
    Peering intently at the tiny white smudge in their baby's brain scan, Sue and Ben Erickson could see that the image did not reveal the miracle they had prayed for. The cancer still lurked, though it had shrunk significantly after five rounds of...
  • Jackson Fetter

    Jackson Fetter
    Three-year-old Jackson Fetter will be remembered for his contagious smile and his love of all things Thomas the Tank Engine. Jackson spent the past two years on and off battling acute myeloid leukemia — an aggressive form of cancer. He died shortly...
  • Still having PSA tests?

    Still having PSA tests?
    Experts say that a blood test commonly used to screen for prostate cancer can cause more harm than good and leads healthy men to receive useless and sometimes dangerous treatments. But try telling that to the tens of millions of American men who continue...