| 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-...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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...
| 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,...
| 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...
| 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 19, 2012
| 7:02 AM
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| 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...
| 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...
| Aug 26, 2010
To donate the stem cell-rich umbilical cord blood produced during the birth of her daughter, Jaime Feaster of Lake Charles, La., would have had to drive more than two hours to the nearest hospital equipped to collect it.
That's a long way to go when you'...