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Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
Welcome to our tri-county listing of special needs resources. We do our best to include every organization, but sometimes things fall through the cracks. If you know of an organization you feel should be included, send the information to Editor Kyara...
Tags: Psychologists, Insurance, Epilepsy, ADHD, Literature
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News“Regardless of what the doctors said, what anybody had said, I just did not believe it,” said Cherryl Ann Clark. Not once, but twice, doctors gave up. She refused to. Now, a Wichita grandmother is sharing her story with others in the...
Sharon Johnson is not a physician or scientific researcher. She has never been trained as a nurse. Her most recent prior occupation was as office manager in a dental practice. Yet colleagues say she's a bundle of compassion, a quick study and a genius at...
Johns Hopkins will use an $8.9 million gift to make intensive care units safer for patients, expanding on the institution's past work to reduce medical mistakes that have long troubled hospitals. The grant is part of a 10-year, $500 million program ...
KIAHIt was a picture-perfect day for 18-year old Lesly. She was picked up by a limo, followed by a little shopping, then some pampering at the Beauty Indulgence Day Spa, before her big photo shoot with LoveBud PhotographY. It sounds like any girls dream-day....
Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelChildren in Central Florida who need a life-saving bone marrow or stem cell transplant may now have their procedures locally at a center just for kids. This week, Florida Hospital for Children will celebrate the opening of the Kids Beating Cancer...
As the weather heats up every summer, blood supplies typically run low. And in this unusually hot year, supplies are even lower than usual. "It's the lowest in 15 years," says Kristen Hatfield, marketing manager for Mid-Atlantic Blood Services of the...
Tags: Hampton Roads, Marketing, Blood, Human Interest, Premature Birth
States including Maryland can move with more certainty to insure their poor, and the federal government can require others to buy health coverage after the Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's landmark health care law Thursday. The highly...
Halfway around the world in India, Sivaprakash Ramalingam had heard of Johns Hopkins researchers using a promising new technique for gene therapy that he hoped to integrate with stem cells to cure diseases. After getting a doctorate in biochemistry in...
He will climb atop of one of the team haulers Saturday night as he always does, finding solitude in the roar of 43 engines churning along Daytona's super-speedway. The moonlit skies will cast an iconic silhouette of a tall, slim man wearing sunglasses, a...
WGNO NewsA respected member of the city's medical community is recovering from a brutal attack. He and his wife were beaten and carjacked Monday, in front of their uptown home. "I hurt, my ribs hurt. If I take a deep breath it hurts. I lift my arm, it hurts,"...
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