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  • When funny business crosses the punch line

     When funny business crosses the punch line
    Breast jokes were hilarious that first year, as I gawked at the colorful participants in the Susan G. Komen breast cancer walk. Hairy guys wearing tutus and double-D brassieres pedaled by on bicycles. Women sported team mottos on their backs and caps:...
  • Woman Launches Online Campaign To Help Friend Battling Brain Cancer

    Woman Launches Online Campaign To Help Friend Battling Brain Cancer
    Leah Rosales never knew she'd meet a friend forever when she met Heather Riemersma as a little girl. "We lived right next door to each other," explained Riemersma. "As soon as we started talking, we kind of never stopped." They stuck together through...
  • BBQ & yard sale on Saturday will help Salem boy fighting cancer

    BBQ & yard sale on Saturday will help Salem boy fighting cancer
    People in Salem are hoping to raise a lot of money on Saturday.  It's all going to the Leffler family whose 13-year-old son is battling cancer. A.J. Leffler's story began last February when he was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor. In the last...
  • Junior Seau's brain tissue to be studied

    Junior Seau's brain tissue to be studied
    SAN DIEGO - Brain tissue from deceased NFL star Junior Seau has been sent to the National Institutes of Health for study to determine whether his brain suffered damage from his football career, the San Diego County medical examiner said Thursday. The...
  • Virgen's View: Boy with brain tumor honored as part of UCI team

    Virgen's View: Boy with brain tumor honored as part of UCI team
    There wasn't a big match to be played on Tuesday, but a member of the UC Irvine men's volleyball team remained nervous for an important event dealing with the Anteaters. If you were at the celebration ceremony to honor the UCI team's national...
  • Country Rallies Around Dying Child

    Country Rallies Around Dying Child
    It's a site that connects people around the globe. Now, Twitter is being used to give hope to a little boy on the east side of the state, who's battling cancer. Ryan Kennedy was diagnosed with Brain Cancer when he was just 4 years old. Now, 5 years and a...
  • Five minutes with stroke survivor Jill Bolte Taylor

    Five minutes with stroke survivor Jill Bolte Taylor
    Neuroscientist Jill Bolte Taylor has always loved the brain’s complex beauty. But she developed an unexpectedly deep appreciation for her own in 1996 after a blood vessel ruptured and she suffered a massive stroke. The life-changing moment destroyed...
  • Mad cow disease is rare for several reasons

    "The sky is falling! The sky is falling!" cried Chicken Little. Such is the case, it seems, when it comes to the reporting of news, especially that which concerns food. First it was the infamous "pink slime" and now it's the disease with a scary name...
  • Dancing with the Stars' "Steelo" Stages Amazing Recovery

    Dancing with the Stars' "Steelo" Stages Amazing Recovery
    LOS ANGELES (KTLA) -- Celebrity break dancer "Steelo" is best known for his spins, breaks and slides on "Dancing With the Stars." But not even a year ago, Richard "Steelo" Vazquez couldn't walk or talk. The 32-year-old father was suffered a brain...
  • Pittsylvania County calf tests positive for rabies

    Pittsylvania County calf tests positive for rabies
    A calf is the most recent animal to test positive for rabies in Pittsylvania County. Several animals in the past few months have been deemed rabid. On Monday the Virginia Department of Health announced that a calf tested positive in the Climax community...
  • Mad Cow Case Found in California, USDA Confirms

    Mad Cow Case Found in California, USDA Confirms
    The first U.S. case of mad cow disease in six years sparked fears of illness that prompted at least one major South Korean retailer to suspend the sale of American beef. However, public health officials said the risk for disease for Americans is...
  • Mad Cow disease confirmed in California

    Mad Cow disease confirmed in California
    At least one major South Korean retailer has suspended the sale of U.S. beef after authorities confirmed a case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, sometimes referred to as "mad cow disease," in a dairy cow in central California. Public health officials...