| 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 22, 2011
| 7:45 AM
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...
| 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...
| Jun 2, 2011
| 4:33 PM
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 …...
| Feb 5, 2011
| 9:06 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2011
| 1:31 AM
If you followed my column last week it included the beginning of deciphering food labels. This week we will continue with sodium, total carbohydrate, dietary fiber, sugars, protein, vitamin A and C, calcium and iron.
Sodium, a component of...
| Jan 23, 2011
| 7:51 PM
Winter storms and unseasonably cold weather have forced the cancellation of a number of blood drives and lowered donor turnout throughout the region, American Red Cross officials reported.
“Since the start of January we’re down about 8,000...
| Jan 7, 2011
| 2:06 PM
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
| Nov 10, 2010
| 7:47 AM
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...
| Oct 20, 2010
More and more kids are being diagnosed with what was once thought to be an almost exclusively adult malady: high blood pressure. These children join the large contingent of American adults — estimated to be 25 percent of the population — who...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 9:09 AM
All along, Gary Smith knew. He was a health freak who was used to having boundless energy, and now he couldn't summon enough strength to lift a fork to his mouth? The nights sweats, the trembling hands, the crushing fatigue
no matter what the experts...