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Never will the term “life-blood of the community” be more appropriate than it will be this Sunday. Hundreds of people are expected to turn out at Saint Finbar’s Catholic Church to donate blood in honor of 5-year-old Matthew Fernandez, a...
When 5-year-old Matthew Fernandez’s leukemia diagnosis because public in April, Michele Ramos knew she had to do more than just help the family with groceries. “You cannot help but look your children in the eyes and wonder if this could have...
Tags: Blood Transfusion, Human Body, Social Issues, Leukemia, Facebook
Comporting with Tribune columnist Mary Schmich’s "Simple language just isn’t as thrilling" (News, Dec. 5), noting what seems to be an inexorable slide toward extinction for any word that stands out from the crowd, I once accepted that sad...
Tags: Mary Schmich, Immune System, Blood Cells
Legislation headed to the Michigan House could allow doctors to refuse care to patients because of "moral objections." Senate Bill 975 passed the Senate last week along partisan lines with Republicans supporting the bill and Democrats opposing it....
firstname.lastname@example.orgA diagnosis of West Nile virus gave Toni Reber relief. For several months, she said, she suffered a range of symptoms, including paralysis, and didn't know what she had. At one point, she said, she was told she had leukemia. "What first ran...
email@example.comWalk in, show an ID, choose a team, answer a few questions, have some blood drawn, eat pizza and cookies, then go home. If you can do that, you can save a life this week by participating in the seventh annual Battle of the Badges blood drive. "It'...
Five-year-old Teresa Bartlinski was lying unconscious shortly after 3 a.m. Friday at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia when the doctor told her parents they had called off the heart transplant she was prepped to receive. The girl — whose...
Early treatment for HIV is more successful than later treatment. But that's not the only reason to praise the recommendation of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that doctors should test almost everyone ages 15 to 64 for the virus that causes AIDS....
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...
Tribune reporterThe former chief operating officer of a Northwest Side doctors’ group has been charged with stealing more than $500,000 from the company over two years, authorities said. Mark E. Singer, 63, identified in company filings as the former chief...
Chopping Block - Seminoles Blog - Orlando SentinelJust wanted to pass along the following video from my friends at the Kidz1stFund. As you know, the Kidz1stFund is a nonprofit organization founded last year by Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher and his wife Candi as they, and the many others involved in...
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