| Jan 3, 2011
| 6:07 AM
Melissa Behrmann jokes that since September of last year, she has voluntarily been a human pincushion.
But even after months of pokes and prodding and tests, Behrmann, 20, an Indian River native, would do it all over again.
In December, Behrmann donated...
| Jan 6, 2011
| 5:05 PM
Our Laguna Beach Animal Shelter was decimated in the recent rains. We lost nearly everything from electronics to paper clips. And, once again, people have been there to help us. I want to thank as many as I can.
The Animal Control officers came in on...
| 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
| 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...
| Aug 19, 2010
SOUTH GLENDALE — A 25-year-old Glendale man is expected to be arraigned today in connection with stealing a collection jar for the funeral of a 6-year-old boy who died last week from leukemia, officials said.
Arthur Madoyan was arrested Tuesday on...
| Sep 15, 2010
For the second time, researchers have used the HIV virus in gene therapy to cure a severe genetic disease, this time the blood disorder beta-thalassemia, which causes life-threatening anemia.
French researchers had previously used a "defanged" version of...
| Feb 16, 2011
| 12:56 PM
A month ago, Pat Williams had never heard of multiple myeloma.
Now he's intimately familiar with the blood disease.
Diagnosed with the disease after a physical in January, the 70-year-old Orlando Magic executive is undergoing chemotherapy twice a week...
| Feb 17, 2011
| 5:34 PM
When doctors diagnosed Bilal Mallick with leukemia in January, they told his parents a bone marrow transplant often presented the best chance for survival and a cure.
But of 9 million potential donors on the national registry, only 160,000 are South...
| Feb 19, 2011
| 8:10 AM
Can you please help this adorable ballerina?
A 'Bone Marrow Drive & Fundraiser' goes until 4 p.m. today (Saturday) at Jimtown Elementary School, 58901 C.R. 3, Elkhart.
Watch the video to see anchor Kristin Bien interview Bella's family on News...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 9:14 PM
If covering news teaches you anything, it's that anything can happen at any time. And suddenly, you find yourself in crisis mode. This is why FOX40 is proud to team up with BloodSource for our Summer Blood Drive. We do this with the goal of helping...
| 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...