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A Maryland man who became the second person in the world to have a synthetic windpipe transplant died Monday, nearly four months after having the rare operation done in Sweden. His mother, Dorne Lyles, said Tuesday that her son died at Franklin Square...
PIX11.com / @MarksPIX"Bodies…The Exhibition" is typically a big draw on Sundays. On this Sunday, even more people than usual showed up at the South Street Seaport attraction because of a little boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant. The Gift of Life Foundation...
Tags: Immune System, Human Body, Health
I'm glad to be able to revisit the story of 8-year-old Simon Ernst. I wrote about the Upper Milford Township boy last month, when he was getting ready to undergo a bone marrow transplant. The procedure ended up being delayed because Simon had a...
Tags: Immune System, Health Treatments, DNA, Leukemia, Charity
Lexy Becker woke up to an early Eastersurprise Saturday morning after going to sleep in her own bed for the first time in seven months. Lexy, who has been in Minnesota since September for her leukemia treatments, discovered that her backyard and front...
pix11.com | @wpixThere were tears and hugs at FDNY headquarters, where a little Iowa girl met the firefighter who saved her life three years ago. James Wildes, 37, a former police officer who switched to the Fire Department nine years ago, didn't rush into a burning...
Ever since I did a story on Riley Davis’ bone marrow transplant in September 2009, I looked forward to finally meeting him in person. I wanted to be there when he went back to Jacksonville Elementary School. He was in the middle of fourth grade when...
ReutersSAN DIEGO (Reuters) - A new study of leukemia drug Mylotarg, pulled from the U.S. market last year due to safety concerns, found it to be effective when used at low doses in older adults but questions about toxicity remain. Pfizer Inc voluntarily...
Daily American Sunday EditorSome gifts do not come in a shiny box or wrapped in a ribbon. Local blood product and platelet suppliers are asking the public to consider giving the gift of life. "We really need all kinds of donors," Marianne Spampinato, a Red Cross regional...
When Jessica Angione started having contractions in July, the first person she called was Baby Myah's mother. For months, Angione had hoped that her son's umbilical cord might be the key to saving a beautiful Pen Argyl girl who she believed suffered from...
Ministry of GossipEtta James is suffering from chronic leukemia and considered terminally ill, according to her doctor. Etta James is best known for songs including "At Last" and "Tell Mama."...
Nation NowBone marrow transplant: The Obama administration has asked a federal appeals court to reconsider its decision to allow compensation to people donating bone marrow cells harvested from their bloodstreams....
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