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  • 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...
  • Pioneers win cross-town clash

    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...
  • Health Notes: Genetic testing is a growth business -- and good for your health, study claims

    <span style=color:#ff0000><b>Health Notes:</b></span> Genetic testing is a growth business -- and good for your health, study claims
    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. In...
  • 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,...
  • Baltimore Bartenders' Guild prepares inaugural event

    For over a year, a group of local bartenders have been informally meeting as Baltimore's first guild for mixologists. They've been operating under the radar for most of that time, only quietly launching a website a month ago. But they will make their big...
  • 'Breathless Bride' defies death

    If you haven't gotten around to registering as an organ donor, there's a charming young woman in England who just might give you the nudge you need to stop putting it off. Her name is Kirstie Mills, and she's the heroine -- and we mean that literally --...
  • Sunday's Calendar

    SUNDAY Here Comes the Show The Newport Beach Wedding Show is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach. Homeless in Costa Mesa Becks Hayhoe, who sits on the City Council-appointed Costa Mesa Task...
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  • A Mom's Mission To Get Early Screening For The Disease That Has Devastated Her Son's Life

    Every few minutes, Jean Kelley touches her son's shoulder or knee as she speaks directly to him. "In your very quiet way, you make a big impact, Brian," says this Branford mom as her 24-year-old turns his head and moves his eyes. She's sure he can...
  • Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind

    Center helps give Jewish couples a genetic peace of mind
    For Ellie and Jeremy Forman, getting married involved much more than walking down the aisle in fancy garb and saying their "I do's" in front of family and friends this past July. Jeremy, 34, an entrepreneur, and Ellie, 29, a community relations...
  • High school Kiwanis make charity report

    High school Kiwanis make charity report
    Officers of the La CaƱada 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...