| Dec 14, 2007
The announcement Thursday of a surprise gift to the USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center was straight out of a Frank Capra movie.
Our unassuming hero performs a good deed in the natural course of events and is rewarded many years later.
| Nov 23, 2008
In the early hours of July 15, 2006, Crystal Marshall, 17, cried out for her mother.
A nurse at Psychiatric Solution Inc.'s Cumberland Hospital in New Kent, Va., rushed to the girl's side as she began vomiting. Her head snapped to the right. Her legs...
| Jan 30, 2009
"Everybody Lies" (pilot)
Neurocysticercosis - A parasite infestation of the nervous system.
Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis - A progressive encephalitis that affects primarily children and young adults, caused by a persistent...
| Jul 30, 2009
| 11:02 AM
For more information about donating blood go to www.lifesource.org or call (877) 543-3768
Giving blood to save a life. Your own.
Patrick Wade, HH Patient: "I had been having some symptoms that were sort of generalized and I went to my primary care...
| Jun 26, 2009
Dear Mayo Clinic: What's involved in becoming a bone marrow donor?
Answer: A person can become a bone marrow donor in two ways. One is to donate to someone you know, usually a family member, who needs a bone marrow transplant. The second is to have...
| Dec 5, 2009
| 10:12 PM
LOS ANGELES-- The parents of a 4 year old diagnosed with a rare and deadly blood disorder are desperately searching for bone marrow donor to save their little girl's life.
Last September 4 year old Maya Chamberlin's parents believed she had come down...
| Nov 11, 2009
NBA's all-time leading scorer, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, is being treated for chronic myeloid leukemia (CML), a rare form of the disease.
While admitting he was fearful when he received the diagnosis last December, the basketball great said his prognosis is...
| Feb 18, 2010
| 11:19 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it will remove zinc from its denture cream, following reports that excessive use over many years can cause neurological damage and blood problems in consumers.
The British manufacturer will cease...