| Aug 15, 2012
| 4:34 PM
Children 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...
| Sep 7, 2012
| 12:17 PM
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...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:14 PM
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 ...
| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:56 PM
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...
| Jan 5, 2012
| 2:31 PM
The last time Pittsburgh Steelers leading tackler Ryan Clark played a game in Denver, he ended up in a hospital having his spleen and gallbladder removed.
Since then Clark, who suffers from the sickle cell trait, hasn't played when the team travels to...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 2:28 PM
There's always a method to the madness with Old Dominion wrestling coach Steve Martin. Down season? Necessary. Insanely young team? Build for the future. Heavy road schedule? Preparation for nationals.
The Monarchs will spend a rare week competing at...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 11:07 AM
It 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....
| Sep 9, 2012
| 6:56 PM
“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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The controversy over the songs kindergarten students will sing at their graduation from a Brooklyn school continues. First, Lee Greenwood's patriotic "God Bless the USA" was out and Justin Bieber's flirty tune "Baby" was in, but that has all changed....
| Jun 12, 2012
A 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,"...
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:14 PM
After three years of intense scrutiny, a Baltimore judge has decided that the state had done enough to get poor Marylanders signed up quickly for food stamps, medical help and cash assistance — a decision that has advocates for the poor worried that...