Bone Marrow

How to Donate Bone Marrow

Veterinarian Dr. Edward Arvid and his brother Sylvan join The Doctors to share that only 30% of patients who need a bone marrow transplant have a matching donor in their family. The remaining 70% must hope to find a stranger on the national registry.

How Sickle Cell Disease Affects the Body

ER physician Dr. Travis Stork explains that in people with sickle cell disease, the red blood cells become rigid and shaped like sickles, causing them to clump together in small blood vessels, which can slow or block blood flow and oxygen to the rest...

Family’s Search for Life-Saving Bone Marrow Donors

Tim and Maggie Murry’s four sons — Sean, 21, Patrick, 17, Danny, 12, and Timmy, 9, — all have Diamond Blackfan anemia, an extremely rare and life-threatening blood disorder. The congenital condition inhibits bone marrow from producing an adequate...

Becoming a Bone Marrow Donor

Tim and Maggie Murry’s four sons — Sean, 21, Patrick, 17, Danny, 12, and Timmy, 9, — all have Diamond Blackfan anemia, an extremely rare and life-threatening blood disorder. The congenital condition inhibits bone marrow from producing an adequate...

Rev Run’s Health Crusade

Hip hop legend Rev Run spreads the word about a potentially deadly disease that affects more than 25 million Americans. Then, see how the art of tattooing is helping to conceal the appearance of scars. And, has modern science found the “Fountain of Youth”

The Doctors Take on New York City

The Doctors tackle the Big Apple’s most biting health questions! Get subway safety tips, learn the latest in robotics surgery and experience a day in the life of a New York City firefighter. Plus, Dr. Lisa’s Broadway debut!