| Jul 28, 2012
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...
| Jul 18, 2012
Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells.
Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
| Jun 30, 2012
| 7:44 PM
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...
| 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 28, 2012
| 5:26 PM
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.
| Jun 15, 2012
| 5:14 PM
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...
| Jun 12, 2012
| 10:35 AM
The 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....
| Jun 12, 2012
A 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,"...
| May 22, 2012
| 4:22 PM
Good 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......
| Apr 26, 2012
| 11:05 PM
Brenda 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,...
| Mar 3, 2012
| 8:51 AM
Saturday @ 10am March Madness Cats & Kittens Adoption Event spcaLA & Long Beach Animal Care Services P.D. Pitchford Companion Animal Village & Education Center 7700 East Spring Street Long Beach 323-730-5300 x252 www.longbeach.gov/acs When I say March...