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firstname.lastname@example.orgFormer Kentucky standout Tony Delk started the Taylor Delk Sickle Cell Foundation in 2003 when he was playing with the Atlanta Hawks in honor of his daughter who has sickle cell disease. The foundation is dedicated to improving the quality of life for...
Wedged between Lake Michigan and a small boat harbor in the far reaches of Jackson Park on the city's South Side, La Rabida Children's Hospital is all on its own, in more ways than one. The tiny, independent pediatric specialty hospital is known for...
Valley 610At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
NEW YORK -- For the first time, Raif Adelberg presented his cashmere-heavy Raif fall-winter 2013 menswear runway collection during New York Fashion Week, staging a runway show Saturday in the New York Public Library at Lincoln Center as part of Details...
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...
Welcome to our tri-county listing of special needs resources. We do our best to include every organization, but sometimes things fall through the cracks. If you know of an organization you feel should be included, send the information to Editor Kyara...
KWCH 12 Eyewitness News“Regardless of what the doctors said, what anybody had said, I just did not believe it,” said Cherryl Ann Clark. Not once, but twice, doctors gave up. She refused to. Now, a Wichita grandmother is sharing her story with others in the...
Sharon Johnson is not a physician or scientific researcher. She has never been trained as a nurse. Her most recent prior occupation was as office manager in a dental practice. Yet colleagues say she's a bundle of compassion, a quick study and a genius at...
Johns Hopkins will use an $8.9 million gift to make intensive care units safer for patients, expanding on the institution's past work to reduce medical mistakes that have long troubled hospitals. The grant is part of a 10-year, $500 million program ...
KIAHIt was a picture-perfect day for 18-year old Lesly. She was picked up by a limo, followed by a little shopping, then some pampering at the Beauty Indulgence Day Spa, before her big photo shoot with LoveBud PhotographY. It sounds like any girls dream-day....
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...
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