| Oct 10, 2012
| 9:05 PM
The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation.
They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Kyle Busch has won Denny Hamlin's Short Track Showdown for the third time in six years.
Busch, a teammate of Hamlin's with Joe Gibbs Racing, grabbed the lead before the 5-minute pit stops that came after 46 laps, then pulled away when the race went...
| Nov 2, 2012
| 6:14 PM
The York County Harley Davidson Owner's Association Toy Run is this weekend.
On Saturday, a huge group of bikers will take a motorcycle ride from Sam's Club in York to Penn State Hershey Children's Hospital to deliver toys.
Shoppers descended on the...
| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Want to monitor asthma and other chronic lung problems? Well, there's an app for that.
Researchers at the University of Washington developed a new tool that allows people to keep track of their lung function and health at home simply by blowing into...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 11:47 PM
Before American Heritage took the field Friday night for its softball game against St. Thomas Aquinas, it was clear the Patriots were struggling to contain their emotions.
Just before the first pitch, there was a moment of silence observed for Andrea...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 4:09 PM
Officers of the La Caņada High School Kiwanis Builders Club recently joined members of the Noon Club to report on recent charitable activities.
The students collected nearly 300 pounds of canned food items during its Thanksgiving Food Drive to help stock...
| Sep 15, 2011
| 4:12 PM
Yes, Virginia, there is something better than drinking beer: drinking beer for a good cause! And the upcoming weeks will give beer lovers at least two opportunities to drink well while helping others.
First up is Haymarket Pub and Brewery's...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Chicago Auto Show opened a 10-day public run with its 21st First Look for Charity at McCormick Place on Feb. 9.
This tuxedo-mandatory gala, attended by 8,000, raised more than $2 million for 18 local nonprofits that included the 100 Club of Chicago,...
| Nov 4, 2011
| 6:17 PM
Lindsay Shipp just wanted to keep her lungs.
When she was nine months old, Shipp was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis -- a genetic disease that, among other symptoms, causes thick mucus to form in the lungs. The life expectancy is 37, and most people who...
| Jul 4, 2012
Q: Every time my 2-year-old granddaughter feels a bowel movement coming, she does everything she can to hold it in. She cries and is obviously in a lot of pain, but she refuses to go. A warm bath sometimes helps, but not always. Could there be something...
| Oct 19, 2010
HAZELWOOD, Mo. - Hunkered down in a trailer loaded with microbiological gadgetry, Dr. Michael Dunne Jr. decried what he described as health industry hype about drug-resistant germs and infectious diseases.
One easy target is the 83-foot trailer itself....
| Jan 8, 2012
For brief moments, Cassie Stanley can forget her precarious relationship with death.
She forgot on Christmas morning when her family opened presents. At other times, she forgets by immersing herself in watching the Bulls or Cubs on TV in her family's...