| Mar 7, 2011
| 6:24 AM
EAST JORDAN — Kurt Jensen, 37, of East Jordan, jokes he has the most popular DNA in Michigan.
As pastor of Evangelical Lutheran Church, Jensen knows about helping people through the difficult times in life. But he also knows about giving the gift...
| Mar 7, 2011
| 5:23 PM
Glendale High School’s PTSA presented Honorary Service Awards, led by President Sydney Swainston, to 10 recipients for their dedication to community, students and education at Monday’s meeting.
Also announced were the 2011-2012 slate of...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:56 PM
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...
| Aug 24, 2011
| 1:05 AM
There will be fundraisers for Teresa Balster of Casper, Wyo., and formerly of Aberdeen, on Friday and Saturday.
An eight-ball pool tournament fundraiser will begin at 7 p.m. Friday at the Sixth Avenue Gallery. Entry is $20.
| Oct 22, 2011
| 3:59 PM
Sporting yellow T-shirts with photos of six local Armenians in need of bone marrow transplants, volunteers at this year’s walkathon to benefit the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry scurried about Saturday morning getting ready for the Glendale...
| Nov 5, 2011
| 7:45 PM
Terri Ortman of Dorr is a fighter. After being diagnosed with cancer two years ago, she underwent chemotherapy and radiation and is now in remission.
"My sister Terri, she never cries, she holds it up for all of us," Terri’s sister, Tracy...
| Aug 31, 2011
| 5:43 PM
A bicyclist from Florida is riding across America to raise awareness of bone marrow donation.
And he stopped in Lexington on Saturday during a community festival.
Henry Osti started his journey in San Francisco and will end in Yorktown, Virginia....
| Sep 12, 2011
| 10:00 PM
Before chemotherapy took 7-year-old Lexy Becker's hair, her parents let her dye it pink and purple — her favorite colors.
After all the dye was washed out and Lexy's hair was dry, her mom, Melissa Becker, said she happened to brush back her...
| Nov 11, 2011
| 7:27 AM
U.S. drug regulators have for the first time approved a therapy that uses cells of human blood from the placenta and the umbilical cord to treat people with blood-forming disorders or cancer.
The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday licensed...
| Nov 15, 2011
| 3:13 PM
Virginia's game at Florida State this weekend has major implications in the Coastal Division race.
But outside of those three hours on Saturday night, Cavalier head coach Mike London and Seminole head coach Jimbo Fisher will be fighting for the same...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Some time this weekend before their teams line up in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday night, Virginia's Mike London and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher and their families will meet and explore a bond that extends far beyond football — the health of...
| Sep 25, 2011
| 8:21 AM
STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Novartis's bone drug Zometa extended survival in older breast cancer patients but failed to improve disease-free survival among younger women patients in a large-scale clinical trial, researchers said on Sunday.