| Dec 5, 2009
| 10:12 PM
LOS ANGELES-- The parents of a 4 year old diagnosed with a rare and deadly blood disorder are desperately searching for bone marrow donor to save their little girl's life.
Last September 4 year old Maya Chamberlin's parents believed she had come down...
| Jun 26, 2009
Dear Mayo Clinic: What's involved in becoming a bone marrow donor?
Answer: A person can become a bone marrow donor in two ways. One is to donate to someone you know, usually a family member, who needs a bone marrow transplant. The second is to have...
| Jul 30, 2009
| 11:02 AM
For more information about donating blood go to www.lifesource.org or call (877) 543-3768
Giving blood to save a life. Your own.
Patrick Wade, HH Patient: "I had been having some symptoms that were sort of generalized and I went to my primary care...
| Feb 18, 2010
| 11:19 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) - GlaxoSmithKline said Thursday it will remove zinc from its denture cream, following reports that excessive use over many years can cause neurological damage and blood problems in consumers.
The British manufacturer will cease...
| Dec 24, 2010
| 6:39 PM
Many little girls ask for a pony for Christmas, but it's a gift that most of them will never get. But for a little girl from Independence with a serious illness, that Christmas wish has come true.
Lucy Herod's mother says that she can't think of...
| Aug 4, 2010
| 7:54 AM
Patients with pre-existing medical conditions who currently can't get health insurance will soon be able to get coverage from a new state program.
Starting next month, people can apply for the new coverage called the Pre-existing Insurance Plan. It is...
| 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...
| Aug 20, 2010
Kenny Edwards, a founding member of the Stone Poneys country-rock band that launched Linda Ronstadt's career and a valued supporting guitarist and singer for Stevie Nicks, Don Henley and numerous others, died Wednesday after battling cancer and a blood...
| 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...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 6:32 AM
The American Red Cross, Greater Alleghenies Region Blood Services, is facing a critical blood shortage and last week issued an appeal for blood donors.
Many donors are busy or traveling, school is out of session and donations in May and June dropped to...
| Mar 5, 2011
| 3:18 PM
Every two seconds someone in the United States needs blood.
Since January, severe winter storms forced the cancellation of 850 blood drives, causing blood supplies to fall to critical levels across the nation.
"It means 32,000 blood donations that...