Yellow Alert

Warning! Supporting Lance in the Sunshine State could be trouble.

Originally Published: January 5, 2004
ESPN The Magazine
The Lance Armstrong Foundation estimates that more than 30 million yellow rubber LiveStrong bracelets have been sold since their introduction last May. Great news for cancer research, but a potential disaster for harried doctors and nurses at nine hospitals across Florida. The problem? The BayCare Health Systems medical centers use similar yellow bands to identify patients as "DNR"-as in Do Not Resuscitate.