| 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 22, 2012
| 6:13 PM
More than 250 people raised about $50,000 on Saturday for the Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry during the seventh annual walkathon, “Walk of Life 2012.”
The 6K walk began at Glendale Memorial Hospital to raise awareness about patients...
| Oct 27, 2012
| 1:49 PM
They showed up Tuesday at the Eastern Connecticut Sports Center. There were a hundred of them, students and student-athletes, and they wanted to help one of their own.
Then there were 200 of them, faculty, staff and administrators, too, and they stood...
| Aug 23, 2012
| 12:50 PM
Tyler was winning his battle with cancer for nearly 3 years. Due to relapse, it was determined that he would need a bone marrow transplant in order to survive. Unfortunately, a match could not be found and in 2009 at age 14 - Tyler joined the...
| Jun 11, 2012
| 3:17 PM
Good Morning America host Robin Roberts told viewers in an emotional announcement this morning that she has the rare disorder myelodysplastic syndromes.
She will soon get a bone marrow transplant from her older sister.
It's probably fair to say that...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 8:42 AM
"Good Morning America" co-host George Stephanopoulos used the adjective "staggering" to describe the response to his on-air partner Robin Roberts' announcement this week that she has a blood disease and needs a bone marrow transplant.
In the 24 hours...
| 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 26, 2012
| 9:43 PM
Shot twice in the line of duty, Bodie the police dog has had a long road to recovery.
Today he underwent another surgery, the first one to remove shrapnel from his body. The surgery today focused on repairing Bodie’s jaw.
But, pending any new...
| Jun 27, 2012
| 7:46 AM
It’s summertime in Connecticut and the cinematic scene is thriving with the CT Film Festival, a four-day-and-night event of films, industry workshops, and panels opening Thursday June 28 at the Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center at 300 Main St....
| Jun 30, 2012
Saturday @ 10a.m. 2012 Leimert Park Village Book Fair EsoWon Books 4327 Degnan Boulevard Los Angeles 323-290-1048 www.esowonbookstore.com Thousands of book lovers of all ages are headed to Leimert Park Village for the Leimert Park Village Book Fair. Get...
| Jul 3, 2012
| 9:54 PM
Among the 10,000 people in the U.S. diagnosed with leukemia, lymphoma or other life-threatening blood illnesses each year, black people have the lowest chance of finding a donor for a bone marrow transplant.
"I call it the genetic powerball," said...