| Aug 8, 2013
| 9:45 PM
Bongi Rudder, MD, has joined the staff of Sanford Aberdeen Clinic. She is a specialist in hematology and oncology.
As a hematologist, Rudder specializes in studying, diagnosing and treating disorders of the blood, blood-forming organs and blood...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 12:30 PM
TALLAHASSEE -- During a team meeting Thursday, Florida State linebacker Telvin Smith stood up and addressed his teammates with a speech that those in the room later classified as one of the most stirring, emotional pleas they had heard.
| Aug 28, 2013
| 8:11 AM
TALLAHASSEE — Candi Fisher interrupted herself, trying to collect her thoughts and fight back tears.
For 21 seconds she paused. Fisher, the first lady of Florida State football, was thinking about her youngest son and the cloud of uncertainty...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:51 AM
Americans' bad diets are leading many people to have their gallbladders removed because of gallstones. The stones, which can vary in size, are not usually problematic if they are asymptomatic. People with symptoms such as extreme abdominal pain may be...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 5:48 PM
Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too.
For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come.
| Mar 12, 2013
| 11:27 AM
TALLAHASSEE -- Jimbo Fisher may have helped lead his football team to a conference championship last fall, but his family, like many others, continues a fight of a different kind.
This week, while visiting with doctors at the University of Minnesota's...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioner Robert L. Thomas is scheduled to be admitted July 1 to the Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore to prepare for a bone-marrow transplant.
The donor for the July 9 procedure will be his daughter, Bobbie Brown, according to...
| Jun 2, 2013
| 7:46 PM
Cancer has a way of tilting perspective.
Ask Stephen Joly.
After his discharge from the Army in 1975, Joly worked as a grease monkey for a Chrysler dealership, then joined his family's steel construction business a few years later when his grandfather...
| May 22, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Nearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...
| May 17, 2013
| 4:01 PM
Franklin County (Pa.) Commissioner Robert L. Thomas, who has been a commissioner since 1995, announced Friday that he will be able to continue serving in the post even as he undergoes treatment for the blood and bone marrow disease myelodysplastic...