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November 2011: Fans honor rapper Heavy Dupdated: Tue Dec 27 2011 17:04:00

On November 17, fans paid respects to rapper and hometown hero Heavy D, who died from a pulmonary embolism. Andy Staples: Florida State's Fisher joins fight for cure of rare bone disorderupdated: Fri Aug 05 2011 16:29:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- During an interview in Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher's office on National Signing Day in February, Fisher's cell phone wouldn't stop ringing. On a day when the Seminoles landed one of the nation's top classes, the persistent caller wasn't a recruit. As the phone kept ringing, Fisher excused himself and answered.

Summer camp, sick kids, new world viewupdated: Mon May 02 2011 11:06:00

In 1996, when she was 4 years old, Catherine MacLean learned she had aplastic anemia. For seven years, she lived from hospital visit to hospital visit, one transfusion to the next. It wasn't until the summer of 2002 that her world suddenly included what was possible beyond the walls of her illness. She was 11.

Dallas digs out ahead of Super Bowlupdated: Sat Feb 05 2011 14:18:00

The Dallas-Fort Worth area was hit by a winter storm, but temperatures should be in the 40s by Super Bowl Sunday.

Packers, Steelers steeped in success, blue-collar rootsupdated: Sat Feb 05 2011 14:18:00

If you want to know more about two of the NFL's smallest-market yet most successful franchises, talk to the fans.

What is blurry vision a symptom of?updated: Wed Feb 02 2011 08:45:00

I have had episodes of blurriness in my right eye and vertigo with difficulty walking. I have had five of these episodes within the past six months and most only last 5-10 minutes. There is no pain involved, just right eye blurriness and trouble walking. The worst episode lasted 30 minutes and was accompanied with nausea and the vertigo and walking was extremely impaired. I am a 51-year-old female in good health.

Could I be getting too much iron?updated: Mon Dec 13 2010 08:57:00

I began taking an iron supplement because I thought I might have a case of running-induced anemia. It seemed to help, but now I wonder if I should continue taking the supplement or let it go. Am I getting too much iron?

Stem cell ruling huge blow to U.S. scienceupdated: Tue Sep 14 2010 06:55:00

At one time in the Stem Cell Program at Children's Hospital in Boston, we had two liquid nitrogen containers, one labeled P, the other NP. These containers were used to store batches of stem cells.

NCAA genetic screening rule sparks discrimination concernsupdated: Wed Aug 04 2010 08:13:00

A controversial new rule by the National Collegiate Athletic Association went into effect this month, requiring all Division I athletes to be screened for a genetic sickle cell trait.

Coroner: No indication mold killed Brittany Murphy or Simon Monjackupdated: Mon Jul 26 2010 14:33:00

A coroner's investigator dismissed online speculation that the pneumonia deaths of actress Brittany Murphy and her husband, Simon Monjack, may both have been related to viral mold inside their Los Angeles home.

Coroner finds Simon Monjack's death was similar to Brittany Murphy'supdated: Wed Jul 21 2010 20:54:00

Simon Monjack's death two months ago was caused by acute pneumonia and severe anemia, according to a Los Angeles County coroner spokesman.

Body of 'Housewives' ex-fiancé to be exhumedupdated: Mon Nov 23 2009 07:49:00

Georgia officials have agreed to exhume the body of the ex-fiancé of a "Real Housewives of Atlanta" cast member to get a second look at what may have caused his death. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's Son Helps Him Deal with Cancer Diagnosisupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 08:26:00

The sports legend's middle son Amir is a medical student who can give advice

Your period: What's normal, what's not, what to doupdated: Wed Jun 17 2009 11:57:00

Your period comes at the same time every month ... except when it doesn't. Suddenly, without warning, you're early or late, or your flow is heavy, light, or nonexistent (and you know you're not pregnant!). You and millions of women understandably wonder, Is this normal or is something terribly wrong?

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