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Vital Signs Health Blog - Orlando SentinelChildren in Central Florida who need a life-saving bone marrow or stem cell transplant may now have their procedures locally at a center just for kids. This week, Florida Hospital for Children will celebrate the opening of the Kids Beating Cancer...
As the weather heats up every summer, blood supplies typically run low. And in this unusually hot year, supplies are even lower than usual. "It's the lowest in 15 years," says Kristen Hatfield, marketing manager for Mid-Atlantic Blood Services of the...
States including Maryland can move with more certainty to insure their poor, and the federal government can require others to buy health coverage after the Supreme Court upheld President Barack Obama's landmark health care law Thursday. The highly...
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...
He will climb atop of one of the team haulers Saturday night as he always does, finding solitude in the roar of 43 engines churning along Daytona's super-speedway. The moonlit skies will cast an iconic silhouette of a tall, slim man wearing sunglasses, a...
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South Florida Parenting1600 S. Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale 954-355-4400 browardhealth.org/bgmc Broward General Medical Center has provided services to Fort Lauderdale since 1938. A staple of the community, the hospital contains several centers, including ones for joint...
That day when Yvonne Lawrence glanced into the crib she immediately knew something was wrong. Babies aren't supposed to be blue. What she soon would learn at the hospital is that her 3-month-old son was cursed with sickle-cell anemia. The inherited...
Tags: Charity, Business, Cancer, Hips, Bone Marrow
WGNO NewsA respected member of the city's medical community is recovering from a brutal attack. He and his wife were beaten and carjacked Monday, in front of their uptown home. "I hurt, my ribs hurt. If I take a deep breath it hurts. I lift my arm, it hurts,"...
PIX11.com | @pix11mikeThe controversy over the songs kindergarten students will sing at their graduation from a Brooklyn school continues. First, Lee Greenwood's patriotic "God Bless the USA" was out and Justin Bieber's flirty tune "Baby" was in, but that has all changed....
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After three years of intense scrutiny, a Baltimore judge has decided that the state had done enough to get poor Marylanders signed up quickly for food stamps, medical help and cash assistance — a decision that has advocates for the poor worried that...
Capitol Ideas with John L. MicekGood Tuesday Morning, Fellow Seekers. In case you missed it yesterday, the House Appropriations Committee got the next set of budget dominoes in line as it voted, along party lines, to send the $27.65 billion budget plan approved by the......
FOX40 NewsBrenda Dixon was just sitting outside enjoying the day when she found herself in the middle of a firing squad Wednesday afternoon. Two men in a gold car stopped aimed handguns and unloaded 37 rounds. "Shell casings were jumping everywhere, I said,...
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