| Jun 22, 2011
| 3:26 PM
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...
| Jun 24, 2011
| 2:56 PM
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...
| Jun 10, 2011
| 1:37 PM
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...
| Oct 17, 2011
My doctor recently suggested that a diminishing number of my white blood cells might signal a serious condition. After eliminating all the usual suspects, he referred me to an oncologist. I wondered whether anyone is ever happy to see the doctor whose...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 2:13 PM
Tricking the body with a treat that, for some, can wreak havoc on the immune system. Imagine if you could erase your child's peanut allergy. It's an idea local researchers say may be possible.
They're tiny snacks that can cause big problems. Peanut...
| Sep 16, 2011
| 11:42 AM
Mark Gregory pauses as he relives the time when he nearly died. His gaze trails off into the distance and words fail him as he ponders a past he prefers to keep behind closed doors.
Yet, he's willing to dredge up those painful events for a purpose....
| Jul 24, 2011
| 3:06 AM
Dale Lloyd II had already lifted weights with his teammates when he took the field in the Texas heat for what would be the final workout of his life.
It was Sept. 24, 2006, the day after the Rice football team suffered a humiliating 55-7 loss to...
| Jul 25, 2011
| 3:04 AM
As a young graduate assistant at Florida State, Terry Bowden remembers what defensive line/linebackers coach Chuck Amato used to tell players before the Seminoles' infamous mat drills.
"Just remember, gentlemen, the body is a wonderful machine. You...
| Feb 23, 2012
| 3:52 PM
All of this exposure and economic impact.
All of the hype and the hoopla.
All of the celebrities and festivities.
All because this man believed.
All because Pat Williams believed in Orlando.
Believed in Magic.
And now, as Orlando gets ready to...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 8:57 AM
A middle-aged man goes to see his doctor, complaining of a host of vague symptoms: He's lethargic, somewhat depressed and feeling a little anxious about his manliness.
Could he just need a boost of testosterone, the vital sex hormone produced by the...
| Apr 19, 2012
| 12:16 PM
Children may choose to become vegetarian for many reasons: cultural norm, a relative or friend is a vegetarian, weight loss, health reasons, concern about animal rights, etc. But what if you’re concerned your child may not get the proper nutrition...