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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • Despite Health Obstacles, Couple Finds Love, Togetherness

    Muffi Lavigne and Chris Plum are talking with their voices, but their hands are having a conversation of their own. Chris' hand takes the shape of a dome when he reaches out and places it over Muffi's. When he starts talking about his past, Muffi's...
  • Jodi Lynn Palmblade

    Jodi Lynn Palmblade
    “The best sister and aunt ever,” Jodi Palmblade died unexpectedly November 23, 2013 after falling while preparing to attend a community volunteer event. Jodi was born April 29, 1956 and moved to Costa Mesa in 1959.  She was valedictorian...
  • Twin brothers die when breathing ventilators fail in power outage

    Twin brothers die when breathing ventilators fail in power outage
    Authorities are investigating why twin 22-year-old brothers died when their ventilators shut down during a mass power outage in the Northern California town of Valley Springs. The brothers, Ryan and Joshua Hall, suffered from muscular dystrophy and were...
  • Police probe deaths of twin brothers whose ventilators shut down

    The deaths of twin 22-year-old brothers whose ventilators shut down in the Northern California town of Valley Springs is being investigated by authorities. Meanwhile, neighbors were distraught over the deaths and seeking answers. “It could be...
  • Homicide not ruled out in deaths of twins whose ventilators failed

    Homicide not ruled out in deaths of twins whose ventilators failed
    Authorities have not ruled out homicide as they investigate how twin brothers dependent on breathing ventilators died during a power outage in the Northern California town of Valley Springs. Calaveras County coroner's officials believe identical 22-...
  • Love Ride rolls out of Glendale to Castaic Lake for a worthy cause

    Love Ride rolls out of Glendale to Castaic Lake for a worthy cause
    This year's Love Ride attracted thousands of motorcyclists on Sunday, raising money for the nonprofit USO, which supports U.S. troops and their families. PHOTOS: 30th annual Love Ride The ride, which is celebrated its 30th year this Sunday in Glendale,...
  • A socially conscious film festival

    A socially conscious film festival
    The living room of Kalpna Singh-Chitnis' Irvine condominium was filled with signs of pending deadlines Friday: yellow envelopes bulging with DVDs, trophies, stacks of brochures. But the cluttered work area projected a joyous mood. In fact, it officially...
  • Love Ride rumbles into town Sunday

    Love Ride rumbles into town Sunday
    Don't be fooled by their leather jackets and roaring motorcycles — bikers have a lot of love to give. Bikers are often portrayed in films and TV as hoodlums or troublemakers, but Oliver Shokouh, owner of Harley-Davidson of Glendale, said he wants...
  • Autism Links In Newtown Case Unfounded

    Usually, at this time of year, I write my "Stanta" column, complete with a mug of me decked in a red Santa suit and hat — and giving good-natured, gift-giving jabs at some notable Nutmeggers. It's meant to end the year with a little merriment...
  • Wendell Garrett dies at 83; 'Antiques Roadshow' appraiser

    Wendell Garrett dies at 83; 'Antiques Roadshow' appraiser
    Wendell D. Garrett, a historian and authority on American decorative arts who was widely known for his appearances as an appraiser on the long-running PBS series "Antiques Roadshow," has died. He was 83. Garrett died Nov. 14 of natural causes at a...
  • Pooling resources to keep everyone safe in the water

    Pooling resources to keep everyone safe in the water
    Jerry Huang left his wheelchair at the side of the pool before gliding through more than 400 meters of water at this year's Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge. From beginners to experts, people of all abilities swam laps to raise money for free swimming lessons...
  • Northwestern receives $12 million grant to aid research on aphasia

     Northwestern receives $12 million grant to aid research on aphasia
    More Americans suffer from aphasia — a brain disorder in which a person loses the ability to understand or express words — than Parkinson's disease or muscular dystrophy. But few in the public have heard of the disease. Thanks to a major...