| Jun 3, 2010
| 10:00 PM
TODAY AND SATURDAY
Thrift Shop Sale
The Assistance League of Laguna Beach holds its semi-annual garage sale at the Turnabout Thrift Shop, 526 Glenneyre St., Laguna Beach. Items include women's and men's clothing, baby items, books, household items,...
| May 22, 2010
My annual ode to the springtime beauty of the Verdugo Hills is late this year, but the generous winter and early spring rains have created a continuing profusion of wildflowers.
Even this late, the early blooming pink storksbill, gorgeous deep purple...
| May 20, 2010
| 8:22 AM
Little Sophia Lopez is just 6-months-old and she is facing a life-threatening blood disease.
Family members of the suffering Bronx infant are urging potential bone marrow donors to come forward.
State Senator Jeff Klein joined with DKMS Americas, the...
| May 20, 2010
Small white bags flickering with light lined the inside curve of the track, guiding the procession of people around its dark loop.
The wail of a lone bagpipe player mingled with the sounds of two teens calling out name after name over a loudspeaker....
| May 10, 2010
| 10:09 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bone marrow transplants are undergoing a quiet revolution: No longer just for cancer, research is under way to ease the risks so they can target more people with diseases from sickle cell to deadly metabolic disorders.
| Apr 7, 2010
| 10:01 AM
GLENDALE -- The family of a 4-year-old girl suffering from a potentially-fatal blood disease is pleading with the Armenian community to take part in a bone marrow drive in Glendale.
Charlotte Conybear, of Philadelphia, was diagnosed in the spring of 2009...
| Nov 2, 2010
| 7:49 AM
A young Broadway star who was suffering from an aggressive form of leukemia has died, PIX 11 News has learned.
The family of Shannon Tavarez said the 11-year-old girl died Monday.
Tavarez, a native of Queens, had a promising Broadway career. She...
| Nov 15, 2010
Hundreds of volunteers Saturday crowded the sidewalks in Glendale, snaking from Glendale Memorial Hospital to Verdugo Park as part of the fifth annual Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry Walk of Life.
The walk is meant to drive awareness about bone...
| 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...
| Oct 9, 2010
| 9:09 AM
All along, Gary Smith knew. He was a health freak who was used to having boundless energy, and now he couldn't summon enough strength to lift a fork to his mouth? The nights sweats, the trembling hands, the crushing fatigue
no matter what the experts...
| Mar 30, 2010
In life, Terrell Wilson brought much love and laughter to family and friends.
"He was very outgoing. He was the comedian of the family," said his mother, Mariesa Wilson.
Terrell Wilson, who had leukemia, was never able to find a bone marrow match and...