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Blood Disorders (INACTIVE)

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  • Jimbo Fisher, family honored at Capitol for work with Kidz1stFund

     
    As she spoke to the modest gathering of reporters and onlookers, Candi Fisher turned to her left and gave a public thank you to the man in the dark suit standing behind her. She called him: “my hero.” In 1990, at the age of 8, Christopher Byrd...
  • Wednesday FSU-Virginia links (Fanconi anemia connection)

     
    Good Wednesday morning, everyone. Now that Nigelgate is behind us and a new week has fully gotten going, we can really start looking toward the next game on Florida State's schedule. The Seminoles themselves already have, or at least they contend they...
  • What is Fanconi anemia?

     
    Probably the one question we've all been asking ourselves since the 11 a.m. news conference at Florida State finished has been this: What is Fanconi anemia? After FSU coach Jimbo Fisher and his wife, Candi talked in front of cameras about how they are...
  • VIDEO: Jimbo Fisher: Fanconi anemia “Will not define our family”

     
    As you've undoubtedly found out from numerous news sources by now, Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher on Friday morning finally revealed to the world what exactly was going on with his 6-year-old son Ethan Fisher. During what could arguably be classified as...
  • Young stroke survivors need your help

     
    Anne Hosterman is a mom on a mission. Since May is National Stroke Awareness month, the Bethlehem Township mother of four would like more people to know about pediatric stroke. She’d also like to raise money to fund research that would lead to early...
  • Tinley Park teen turns his illness into a mission to help others

     
    Thirteen-year-old Joey Leone spent his holidays in the hospital after being diagnosed with a rare blood disorder last month, and he’ll likely miss out on …...
  • Sickle cell patient flies free

    Sickle cell patient flies free
    "It was funny, one of the funniest flights ever," says 15-year-old China Murphy, a Denbigh High School sophomore with a room-filling personality. It was also her first ever flight this summer, when she boarded the single-engine four-seater 1987 Mooney 252...
  • HIV used to cure blood disorder

    HIV used to cure blood disorder
    For the second time, researchers have used the HIV virus in gene therapy to cure a severe genetic disease, this time the blood disorder beta-thalassemia, which causes life-threatening anemia. French researchers had previously used a "defanged" version of...
  • New program insures patients with pre-existing ailments

    New program insures patients with pre-existing ailments
    Patients with pre-existing medical conditions who currently can't get health insurance will soon be able to get coverage from a new state program. Starting next month, people can apply for the new coverage called the Pre-existing Insurance Plan. It is...
  • Mailbag: Volunteers helped save shelter animals

    Our Laguna Beach Animal Shelter was decimated in the recent rains. We lost nearly everything from electronics to paper clips. And, once again, people have been there to help us. I want to thank as many as I can. The Animal Control officers came in on...
  • Child With Rare Condition Gets a Big Christmas Surprise

    Child With Rare Condition Gets a Big Christmas Surprise
    Many little girls ask for a pony for Christmas, but it's a gift that most of them will never get. But for a little girl from Independence with a serious illness, that Christmas wish has come true. Lucy Herod's mother says that she can't think of...
  • Eye stroke question

    Question: What is an eye stroke? Answer: According to Dr. Eleanor E. Faye, M.D., FACS, “The term “eye stroke” is misleading. The word “stroke” in diagnosing such an eye condition is not scientific and has other...