| Dec 10, 2013
When asked to wish for whatever she wanted, Ravina Thakkar of Plainfield focused on her love for reading.
Then only 9, she wanted to meet her favorite author, J.K. Rowling. When the Make-A-Wish Foundation couldn't pull that off, she had another...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:25 PM
As someone who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2008, I have taken advantage of the incredible research studies at Johns Hopkins Hospital, the University of Maryland Medical Center and the National Institutes of Health (NIH), and I'm thankful...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 8:55 PM
When cyclists line up Sunday morning for the start of the Aptalis CF Cycle for Life fundraising ride, they won't have to imagine the faces of those they are helping.
One will be right in front of them.
Nine-year-old Max Paul of Orlando, diagnosed with...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 1:35 PM
Mulvaney-Jennison, Judith Ann
Judy (aka “Nannie” and “Princess”), of Lake Forest and Balboa Island, was welcomed home to Heaven on October 29, 2013 after a battle with lymphoma. Her passing was a shock, but she fought a good...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 12:30 PM
DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that fatty liver disease is becoming common in young children. What's the cause of this condition? How is it diagnosed, and can it be reversed?
ANSWER: The number of children who have fatty liver disease is rising....
| Sep 10, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Boomer Esiason, the former NFL quarterback who is now an analyst on CBS Sports' "The NFL Today," will take the hot seat at the next Friars Club Roast charity benefit next January in Gotham.
The four-time Pro Bowl QB, who also hosts WFAN's national...
| Sep 15, 2013
| 1:07 PM
Last week: Opponents of the Affordable Care Act are gearing up once again to overturn the new healthcare program in the coming session. Whether you are for or against the plan, it's important to understand the basics — one of the most important...
| Sep 17, 2013
| 4:32 PM
Yes, Emily Lipman is the beautiful blond fireball taking castmate Alexandra Dilworth to task for her “trophy wife” aspirations in the premiere episode of Bravo’s The New Atlanta. But, as viewers will soon discover, Lipman’s drive...
| Oct 26, 2013
| 7:44 PM
For years after he took his last hit, Sammy Stewart dreamed the same dream.
He'd climb a set of stairs under a dogwood tree, and at the top, a man would hand him some rocks of crack cocaine. Stewart would take them home and place them by his bedside...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 1:36 PM
For ticket holders, music festivals can be a treat. But for area residents, the only upshots can be bawdy fans, gridlocked traffic and noise de trop.
Anticipating such criticism, Tyler Russell was determined to do things differently. So he conceived...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:25 AM
A career helping people with breathing problems offers respiratory therapists rewarding work, good pay and a chance to use their own decision-making skills. Earning an associate’s degree in respiratory care, you can find work at hospitals, clinics,...