| 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...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 3:21 PM
Health officials continue to investigate how contaminated hot water sickened nearly two dozen people at the Johns Hopkins at Keswick complex Monday, but the case is similar to previous ones involving faulty water-heating systems that let chemicals mix...
| Jan 2, 2013
For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July.
Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
| Nov 2, 2012
The affects of Hurricane Sandy are being felt days after the storm has passed. Over 325 American Red Cross blood drives have been canceled in 13 states and the District of Columbia due to the storm and its aftermath, causing a shortfall of more than 11,...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 7:24 PM
The American Red Cross is seeking blood and platelet donors to counterbalance canceled blood drives on the East Coast.
The local region requires 900 donations daily to keep patients alive, according to Red Cross communications manager Marianne...
| Oct 20, 2012
| 7:13 PM
Nobel Prize winner and medical pioneer E. Donnall Thomas, M.D., died Saturday at the age of 92.
Thomas won the Nobel Prize in 1990 for his work in bone-marrow transplantation to cure leukemias and other blood cancers.
In 1974, Thomas became the first...
| Sep 28, 2012
| 4:24 PM
Blood disorders have marked Sandra Moran's family in devastating ways....
| Aug 31, 2012
| 8:36 AM
NEW YORK -- The mother of "Good Morning America" host Robin Roberts has died, ABC News reported early Friday.
Roberts made it home to Mississippi to see her 88-year-old mother, who died Thursday evening, according to the news network.
The morning show...
| Aug 27, 2012
| 4:46 PM
“Good Morning America” will salute Robin Roberts all this week before she starts an extended medical leave next week for myelodysplastic syndrome. “It's a disease of the blood and bone marrow and was once known as preleukemia,”...
| Aug 20, 2012
| 4:34 AM
As we hinted in another blog Sunday morning, there was much, much more to our feature on Jimbo and Candi Fisher and the year that has passed since their announcement of son Ethan's diagnosis for the rare genetic blood disorder Fanconi anemia. Again, in...
| Aug 19, 2012
| 4:35 PM
As we mentioned here on the Chopping Block on Saturday afternoon, the Orlando Sentinel and OrlandoSentinel.com had an intriguing Florida State-related feature coming Sunday morning. In case you haven't seen it, here it is. In the link above, you'll see...