| Nov 28, 2010
An article released in October in the journal Pediatrics from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) committee on nutrition, sets new guidelines for iron intake in infants and children. The news is not good.
According to Dr. Frank Greer, co-author of...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 2:06 PM
To 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
| Jul 26, 2011
| 3:44 AM
Dr. Kwaku Ohene-Frempong is an avid sports fan. He fondly remembers his days as a track star at Yale.
"I'm supposedly a friend of the NCAA," the University of Pennsylvania professor emeritus said. "I've received awards from the NCAA and I treasure them."...
| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:26 PM
UCF Athletics Association attorneys aimed to discredit the medical examiner who testified complications from sickle cell trait contributed to Ereck Plancher's death.
Medical examiner Joshua Stephany told the jury Plancher's death was caused by...
| Oct 28, 2011
| 4:44 AM
U.S. senators from Alaska and Washington state called on Thursday for more investigation of a contagious and lethal fish virus recently detected for the first time in wild Pacific salmon, alarming marine scientists.
The infectious salmon anemia virus,...
| 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...
| Nov 30, 2011
| 1:35 PM
Q: I live in "the bird dog capital of the world," where a common add-in to dog food is a sprinkling of garlic powder to repel fleas, ticks and mosquitoes. It seems to work, as many handlers and kennels do not give the dogs a flea and tick treatment before...
| Jan 13, 2012
| 9:39 PM
ANAHEIM (KTLA) - The discovery of yet another homeless man stabbed to death in North Orange County has set the city of Anaheim on edge.
Sgt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department confirmed to KTLA News Friday night that the department is working on a...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:08 PM
There were tears and hugs at FDNY headquarters, where a little Iowa girl met the firefighter who saved her life three years ago.
James Wildes, 37, a former police officer who switched to the Fire Department nine years ago, didn't rush into a burning...
| Feb 17, 2009
Something stinks about reproductive medicine in Southern California, and it doesn't involve eight dirty diapers.
Recently, the Los Angeles-based Fertility Institutes announced that it would soon be offering patients at its clinics the chance to choose...
| Mar 24, 2010
African American children with sickle cell disease are at high risk of intellectual disabilities, hearing and vision deficits and frequent severe headaches, federal researchers said Tuesday.
Children with the inherited disease are at least four times...
| Feb 16, 2010
| 4:32 PM
Acting on growing safety concerns, the FDA on Tuesday ordered strict new procedures on the prescribing and dispensing of medication that treats anemia in cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy. The new strictures ordered by the FDA affect a class of...