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Bone Marrow

Saving a Life Is Easier Than You Think

Jay Feinberg | Posted 05.19.2015 | Impact
Jay Feinberg

It was that search for a match and the overwhelming outpouring of support I received that inspired me to establish the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Foundation.

How Not to Raise Your Tween Daughter

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 04.22.2015 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

I am the "father" to my nearly-12-year-old bone marrow "daughter." Twelve years ago, I received a bone marrow transplant to treat myelodysplastic synd...

Ellen's Biggest (and Bravest) Fan Opens Up About Hospital Life, Junebug and Her Love of Chef Boyardee

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 04.13.2015 | Impact
Lauren Kruczyk

I recently sat down with Briana for an in-depth interview, a plan we masterfully crafted through Twitter. We Skyped, as Briana was still in the hospital with a weak immune system--one week prior, on March 17th, she had had her second bone marrow transplant.

How To Eat Your Way Through Singapore

Posted 04.05.2015 | Travel

Everyone’s favorite beer-drinking, cigarette-smoking, cuss-word-slinging, food-focused travel guide once said Singapore is “as close to foodie hea...

To Be Strong: A Powerful 14 Minutes

Ken Spooner | Posted 10.17.2014 | Entertainment
Ken Spooner

The short documentary film, To Be Strong chronicles the struggles of Anthony Daniels, a 22-year-old man from Ridgewood, New Jersey, who is battling Lymphoma for the third time.

I Believe in the Power of People to Save Lives

Katharina Harf | Posted 07.19.2014 | Impact
Katharina Harf

The fact is, most people know very little about the bone marrow donation process, and quite often, have outdated or inaccurate ideas about how it works.

The Next Hot Ice Cream Flavor Is Made From Bones

Posted 02.06.2014 | Taste

I scream, you scream, we all scream for … bone marrow?

Bone Marrow At Home

Ali Rosen | Posted 02.17.2014 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Bone marrow has grown in popularity at restaurants across the country.

Gabriel Rucker at DeGustibus: Food & Fun!

Anne Maxfield | Posted 01.23.2014 | Taste
Anne Maxfield

Thanks to a very generous aunt, the Accidental Locavore has had the chance to take a lot of classes at DeGustibus. When I can't make up my mind about ...

Lessons From Donating Bone Marrow

David Park | Posted 10.15.2013 | Healthy Living
David Park

In the process of giving bone marrow to my dad, I have discovered that we all have the power to change and possibly save a human life. Perhaps our hearts and minds, like fresh new cells, can open up a new world of possibility -- both for the one who receives the gift, and for the one who gives.

Donating My Bone Marrow to Dad

David Park | Posted 09.14.2013 | Healthy Living
David Park

When I learned that I was a suitable donor, I realized our lives had come full circle. This is my chance to give something back to someone who has unconditionally given so much to me.

College Athlete Ends Career To Donate Bone Marrow To Stranger

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 05.02.2013 | Impact

When Cameron Lyle learned that he was a bone marrow match for a man with cancer, he immediately agreed to donate, a decision that will effectively end...

21 Kinds Of Offal, Ranked By How Gross They Look

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 05.02.2013 | Taste

Tripe, bone marrow and veal's tongue may have been unusual sights on upscale restaurant menus in 1993. But they aren't in 2013. When it comes to w...

A Conversation With My Bone Marrow on Her 10th Birthday

Benjamin Rubenstein | Posted 06.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Benjamin Rubenstein

My bone marrow donor was an anonymous girl, so my blood has two of the same sex chromosome. I have reared my bone marrow as my child, and my only complaint is that she's a brat. She is also a prodigy, teaching herself advanced calculus when she was four.

Point, Click, Save This Woman's Life

Sam Sommers | Posted 06.02.2013 | Impact
Sam Sommers

This is a present-tense story about a person in need of your and my help. There's a match out there for Nalini. Maybe it's you; maybe it's someone you know. It only requires a few moments of your time to find out.

Eating Bone Marrow ... Because We Can

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.12.2013 | Taste
Anneli Rufus

What was the main course crafted by an award-winning chef at a highly acclaimed Napa restaurant? Bone marrow!

Junior Olympics Hopeful, 8, Puts Dreams On Hold To Help Save Sister's Life

Dacula Patch | Posted 06.06.2012 | Impact

C.J. Clinkscales is an amazing young ­­­athlete with dreams of making it to the Junior Olympics this summer. He is a true star on the track, but of...

Big Dipper Baby Food: Not Afraid To Feed Your Babies Fresh Bone Marrow Or Duck Liver (VIDEO)

Liza de Guia | Posted 05.26.2012 | Home
Liza de Guia

"Raising kids is really hard work, and if we can make it a little easier for parents to feed their babies better, then I think we're doing the right t...

Is Payment for "Bone Marrow" a Slippery Slope?

Joel Cohen | Posted 04.24.2012 | Politics
Joel Cohen

Unlike the donor of a body part such as a kidney, may a recipient or benefactor of bone marrow legally pay the donor who "contributes" to the very life of the recipient, just as one may pay a blood, sperm or egg donor?

Bone Luge: A Food Trend Gone Wrong?

Anna Brones | Posted 04.01.2012 | Home
Anna Brones

Called "the new drinking fad food writers love to hate," by Gothamist, bone luging combines the trend of bone marrow with the obsession of taking shots in ways reminiscent of college days.

Bone Marrow And Cocktails, A Match Made In Heaven?

TastingTable | Posted 01.13.2012 | Home

The butcher and the bartender rarely work together. But a drinking ritual from Portland, Oregon, is forging an especially close relationship betwee...

Weekend To-Do: Scuba Santa And A Bhangra Bone Marrow Drive

The Huffington Post | Rachel Tepper | Posted 12.02.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- We can hardly believe it's already December, which means that holiday festivities are just starting to gear up. The Washington Ballet's ...

A Perfect Match: A Social Media Love Story

Vineet Singal | Posted 12.19.2011 | Impact
Vineet Singal

Cancer can affect any of us. Perhaps our child. Our brother or sister. Our parent. Our friend. We must increase the number of bone marrow donors registered, not just to save my friend Amit, but to protect our community. Join us.

Can Social Media Save Amit Gupta?

Porter Gale | Posted 12.12.2011 | Technology
Porter Gale

Amit, a member of the San Francisco tech community, has leukemia. He is also South Asian, a population that is dramatically under-represented in existing bone marrow registries.

Leukemia Survivor Recruits Marrow Donors For Those In Need

Posted 06.04.2011 | Impact

James Chippendale found new meaning in life after a battle with leukemia. Now he's trying to give other people the second chance he had, by raising aw...