| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Roberts said that she would have the bone marrow transplant later this year. "Bone marrow donors are scarce and particularly for African-American women," she told viewers. "I am very fortunate to have a sister who is an excellent match, and this greatly...
| Jun 23, 2012
Early childhood educators, doctors at a clinic and state child-protection workers had interaction with an often bruised and injured Athena Angeles and her mother in the weeks before the 3-year-old was allegedly beaten to death last year by the mother's...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Nobel Prize winner and medical pioneer E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., died Saturday at the age of 92.
Thomas won the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work in bone-marrow transplantation to cure leukemias and other blood cancers.
In 1974, Thomas became the first...
| Nov 2, 2012
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,...
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:36 AM
NEW YORK -- The mother of "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts has died, ABC News reported early Friday.
Roberts made it home to Mississippi to see her 88-year-old mother, who died Thursday evening, according to the news network.
The morning show...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Gulf Coast native Robin Roberts announced she's fighting a rare blood disorder on "Good Morning America" Monday morning.
Roberts has myelodysplastic syndrome.
In her case the syndrome is a rare reaction to the chemotherapy treatments that helped her...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
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| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:27 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Jimbo Fisher may have helped lead his football team to a conference championship last fall, but his family, like many others, continues a fight of a different kind.
This week, while visiting with doctors at the University of Minnesota's...
| Jan 2, 2013
For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July.
Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
| Aug 20, 2010
Kenny Edwards, a founding member of the Stone Poneys country-rock band that launched Linda Ronstadt's career and a valued supporting guitarist and singer for Stevie Nicks, Don Henley and numerous others, died Wednesday after battling cancer and a blood...
| Aug 26, 2010
To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it.
That's a long way to go when you'...
| May 3, 2010
| 8:44 PM
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....