| Jul 1, 2011
| 12:14 PM
Mary Pat "Mayhem" is a force to be reckoned with, but the 73 year radio host old met her match 15 years ago, when she was diagnosed with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease or COPD. “I could not get the breath out of the lungs to get more back...
| Jul 9, 2011
| 5:50 PM
Thirteen months after Gary Smith's nightmare began, there is undeniable progress.
The leukemia that attacked his white blood cells and threatened his life is gone. The bone marrow transplant he underwent in December was successful, thanks in large part...
| 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...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 5:19 AM
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...
| Mar 21, 2012
In 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...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:03 PM
Indiana 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...
| Apr 11, 2012
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...
| 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....
| 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...