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  • The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases

     The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases
    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...
  • Kyle Busch wins Denny Hamlin Showdown

    Kyle Busch wins Denny Hamlin Showdown
    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...
  • Bikers gear up for annual Toy Run

    Bikers gear up for annual Toy Run
    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...
  • UW develops smartphone app to monitor lung strength

    UW develops smartphone app to monitor lung strength
    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...
  • For American Heritage and St. Thomas Aquinas, Friday was about more than softball

    For American Heritage and St. Thomas Aquinas, Friday was about more than softball
    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...
  • High school Kiwanis make charity report

    High school Kiwanis make charity report
    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...
  • Craft beer steps up for charity

    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...
  • First Look for Charity takes its 21st victory lap

    First Look for Charity takes its 21st victory lap
    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,...
  • Cystic fibrosis drug changes woman's life, revives Broadway dreams

    Cystic fibrosis drug changes woman's life, revives Broadway dreams
    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...
  • Fear can prevent child from having bowel movement

    Fear can prevent child from having bowel movement
    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...
  • High-tech gadgets join war on germs

    High-tech gadgets join war on germs
    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....
  • Fighting for air

    Fighting for air
    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...