| Feb 2, 2011
| 2:39 AM
Virginia ranked 48th, or third from the bottom, among states for providing all needed support services to families of special-needs children, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation headquartered in New York...
| May 8, 2012
| 12:02 PM
An Oklahoma couple is suing a sperm bank, because their son was born with a chronic disease. They’re hoping their lawsuit will change the way that industry does business.
Jaxon Kretchmar looks and sounds like any other 2-year-old. He loves...
| Jan 19, 2012
| 9:53 AM
In a new report, The American Clinical Laboratory Association asserts that genetic testing and genomic clinical lab testing generates 116,000 jobs -- 44,000 directly, the rest indirectly -- and contributes $16.5 billion annually to the U.S. economy.
| May 9, 2012
| 2:10 PM
There are surfing fundraising events all over the world that do wonderful things to support worthy causes, but there is no cause that is more directly connected to surfing than the efforts to raise money and awareness in the fight against cystic...
| May 14, 2012
You may not recognize two-and-a-half year old Rylee Thomas and for good reason.
These days she's healthier, happier and heavier than she was in February.
She was four years too young to take Kalydeco-- the first FDA approved drug to treat the cause of...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Rylee Thomas is two-and-half years old--she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis before she was even born.
Rylee’s mom Amy got the news early.
"I hadn't even felt her kick yet and we knew she would have CF," Amy said.
Amy and Rylee’s dad...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:39 AM
PROVIDENCE HIGH—Rivals Bellarmine-Jefferson High and Providence took the court in the final game of an all-day tournament benefiting a good cause Saturday at Providence High School.
The game proved worthy of main-event status, as the Guards and the...
| May 18, 2012
| 8:06 AM
Jamie Purchase doesn't take her birthdays for granted. At 29, she's beating the odds in her fight with cystic fibrosis.
"Every birthday is really special to me," Purhase told FOX 17 News. "I celebrate them with a lot of gusto, because I've made it...
| Jun 13, 2012
| 3:18 PM
The Surfers Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 class of inductees who will be honored in a ceremony in front of Huntington Surf & Sport on Main Street on Aug. 3, during the weeklongU.S. Openof Surfing.
Rabbit Kekai, Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone will...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 11:15 AM
The National Edowment for the Arts announced 863 grant recipients comprised of organizations and individual writers across the country. The awards total $22.543 million, encompass 15 artistic disciplines and fields, and support projects in 47 states,...
| Aug 2, 2011
| 10:28 PM
COSTA MESA — The Segerstrom Center for the Arts has hired the former vice president of the Children's Hospital of Orange County Children's Foundation as its new director of development.
Tanya Lieber was recruited in a nationwide search because of...
| Aug 3, 2011
New Orleans - Several emerging New Orleans fashion designers are teaming up with Vernon founder Chris Galliano and Robert LeBlanc of Lifestyle Revolution Group to create a unique and meaningful shopping experience at Vernon (2049 Magazine Street)....