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Olympic Hopeful Works To Improve Bone Marrow Registries

For many people of African descent, a lack of registry information and genetic diversity make bone marrow matches tough to find. Lawyer and Winter Olympic hopeful Seun Adebiyi made his battle with leukemia a quest for more donors and better registries in African countries.
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Global Village At AIDS Conference Engages Visitors With Advocates

The Global Village is free and open to people who want to meet and interact with the people who fight against AIDS worldwide.


International AIDS Conference Opens In D.C.

The International AIDS Conference is going on this week in Washington, D.C. It's the first time in 22 years the conference is being held in the U.S.

Hospital Specialists Help Remind The Sickest Kids They're Still Kids

Child life specialists can minimize the trauma caused by a hospital stay. They're also costly, but experts says they help doctors be more efficient and can pay dividends far into the future for a sick child.

An Alaska Company Losing The Obesity Game Calls In Health Coaches

Health coaches, part of the newly emerging field of wellness, provide an extra push when patients need help kicking unhealthy habits. In recent years, rising health care costs for obesity-related diseases such as Type 2 diabetes have made health coaches a popular medical resource.