| Jun 29, 2012
| 4:56 PM
Halfway around the world in India, Sivaprakash Ramalingam had heard of Johns Hopkins researchers using a promising new technique for gene therapy that he hoped to integrate with stem cells to cure diseases.
After getting a doctorate in biochemistry in...
| Jun 23, 2012
Early childhood educators, doctors at a clinic and state child-protection workers had interaction with an often bruised and injured Athena Angeles and her mother in the weeks before the 3-year-old was allegedly beaten to death last year by the mother's...
| Jun 21, 2012
| 4:52 AM
PETOSKEY — Blood collection workers with the American Red CrossGreat Lakes Region are expected to head back to work today, Thursday, after an 11-week strike.
About 200 workers from Local 580 and OPEIU Local 459 walked off their jobs on March 30...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
Alexion is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Our marketed product Soliris®...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 9:07 PM
Gulf Coast native Robin Roberts announced she's fighting a rare blood disorder on "Good Morning America" Monday morning.
Roberts has myelodysplastic syndrome.
In her case the syndrome is a rare reaction to the chemotherapy treatments that helped her...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 4:46 PM
Roberts said that she would have the bone marrow transplant later this year. "Bone marrow donors are scarce and particularly for African-American women," she told viewers. "I am very fortunate to have a sister who is an excellent match, and this greatly...
| Apr 10, 2012
| 5:35 AM
PETOSKEY — Despite a strike involving blood collection workers with the Great Lakes Region of the American Red Cross, blood drives in Charlevoix or Emmet counties have not been canceled or postponed.
Biz Bauer, senior donor recruitment...
| Feb 10, 2012
| 10:38 AM
As she spoke to the modest gathering of reporters and onlookers, Candi Fisher turned to her left and gave a public thank you to the man in the dark suit standing behind her. She called him: “my hero.” In 1990, at the age of 8, Christopher Byrd...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 7:08 PM
There were tears and hugs at FDNY headquarters, where a little Iowa girl met the firefighter who saved her life three years ago.
James Wildes, 37, a former police officer who switched to the Fire Department nine years ago, didn't rush into a burning...
| Jan 21, 2012
| 8:00 PM
Fifty by 50 is the mantra that guides Brita Hampton's fitness regimen. Translated, her goal is to run 50 half marathons, one in each state, before she turns 50. As she's now clipping out at least four a year with the necessary geographic range, the 39-...
| Nov 17, 2011
| 3:04 PM
Some time this weekend before their teams line up in Tallahassee, Fla., on Saturday night, Virginia's Mike London and Florida State's Jimbo Fisher and their families will meet and explore a bond that extends far beyond football — the health of...