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Blood Cells (INACTIVE)

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  • On the long road to recovery, Gary Smith is staying positive

    On the long road to recovery, Gary Smith is staying positive
    Thirteen months after Gary Smith's nightmare began, there is undeniable progress. The leukemia that attacked his white blood cells and threatened his life is gone. The bone marrow transplant he underwent in December was successful, thanks in large part...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Doctor says sickle cell trait can't cause death

    Ereck Plancher trial: Doctor says sickle cell trait can't cause death
    Dr. Martin H. Steinberg, a Boston University hematologist, testified the suggestion complications from sickle cell trait caused Ereck Plancher's death was "nuts." Steinberg, an expert hired by the UCF Athletics Association, told the jury Wednesday...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Planchers poised to rest their case Monday

    The family of UCF football player Ereck Plancher has called 18 witnesses, hoping their testimony convinces a jury the UCF Athletics Association is guilty of gross negligence. Plancher collapsed and died on March 18, 2008, shortly after offseason...
  • Lives depend on more blacks becoming bone marrow donors

    Lives depend on more blacks becoming bone marrow donors
    That day when Yvonne Lawrence glanced into the crib she immediately knew something was wrong. Babies aren't supposed to be blue. What she soon would learn at the hospital is that her 3-month-old son was cursed with sickle-cell anemia. The inherited...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Medical examiner defends finding Plancher died from trait

    Ereck Plancher trial: Medical examiner defends finding Plancher died from trait
    UCF Athletics Association attorneys aimed to discredit the medical examiner who testified complications from sickle cell trait contributed to Ereck Plancher's death. Medical examiner Joshua Stephany told the jury Plancher's death was caused by...
  • Ereck Plancher trial: Team doctors say they did not know Plancher had trait

    Ereck Plancher trial: Team doctors say they did not know Plancher had trait
    Three UCF football team physicians testified Tuesday they did not know Ereck Plancher tested positive for sickle cell trait and never counseled him about the condition. Orange County medical examiner Joshua D. Stephany also told the jury on day seven...
  • Can boy's 2nd wish upon a star come true?

    Can boy's 2nd wish upon a star come true?
    Kyle Rodas isn't a star quarterback who might one day toss a game-winning touchdown pass in the Super Bowl, or even a high-school game. Ever since his teenage body turned on him, Kyle's realized he'll never be carried off the field as the conquering hero...
  • Lady Bug slowly improves, reunites with her son

     
    The first time residents were introduced to Lady Bug, the downtrodden pit bull from Kansas City, she was making her way to Huntley for a …...
  • Dr. Ernest McCulloch dies at 84; he and research partner were first to isolate and identify a stem cell

    Dr. Ernest McCulloch dies at 84; he and research partner were first to isolate and identify a stem cell
    Dr. Ernest McCulloch, who with biophysicist James E. Till was the first to isolate and identify a stem cell, opening the door immediately to bone marrow transplants and eventually to what researchers believe will be a host of treatments for a broad...
  • Be the Match!

    Be the Match!
    To learn more about Joe Leone and follow his treatment, go to: www.joeysjourney-thebattleagainstaplasticanemia.org Two bone marrow drives have been scheduled for Joe Leone: Sunday, January 9th St. Stephen Deacon and Martyr Catholic Church 17500 S....
  • Human breast milk does the body good

    Human breast milk does the body good
    Human breast milk is demonstrating noteworthy anti-inflammatory characteristics in the lab of E. Stephen Buescher, M.D., professor of pediatrics at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Val. Inflammation is the body's response to infection, disease...