| Oct 10, 2012
October is the month of leaves changing color, pumpkins, the advent of fall and for the last 25 years it has been the month dedicated to raising funds and awareness about breast cancer.
A disease projected to affect more than 300,000 women this year...
| Apr 18, 2012
| 12:19 PM
Asthma, a chronic long-term lung disease that affects almost 7.1 million American children, is diagnosed more during the fall than any other season.
Asthma — the inflammation and narrowing of the lung’s bronchial tubes that cause airways to...
| Apr 1, 2011
| 3:16 AM
Members of the Knights of Columbus Rev. E.J. Matthews in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn are heartbroken tonight after thieves broke into their establishment and stole thousands of dollars from a Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser.
Around 7 a.m. Thursday morning the...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 6:58 PM
NEWPORT BEACH — Hearing the word "treatment" spurs a Pavlovian-like response in Beckett Williams that is as natural to him as sitting at the table for dinner or going to bed at night.
The blond-haired, pink-cheeked toddler, who is nearly 2, will...
| May 18, 2011
| 4:46 PM
The first time Calvin Saxton went surfing, he thought of it as a simple diversion.
"It was really fun," Calvin said, remembering the day he was 4 and his father set him on the water. "He pushed me onto a wave and just told me to stand up."
| May 18, 2011
| 4:41 PM
FRIDAY: Tribute bands Barracuda (Heart) and Stone Free (Jimi Hendrix) perform at Gallagher's Pub & Grill, 300 Pacific Coast Hwy., No. 113, Huntington Beach. The show starts at 9 p.m. and is 21 and older only. For more information, visit...
| May 23, 2011
Nearly 30,000 children and adults suffer from cystic fibrosis and it's a disease that affects all races.
Dr. Steve explained some new developments about this disease. Scientists have discovered critical genes that are tied to cystic fibrosis -- a life...
| Jan 16, 2011
We Have Met the Enemy
Self-Control in an Age of Excess
Penguin Press: 304 pp., $26.95
Daniel Akst borrowed his new book's title from "Pogo" creator Walt Kelly, whose "We have met the enemy and he is us" became a slogan marking the first...
| Feb 2, 2011
| 2:39 AM
Virginia ranked 48th, or third from the bottom, among states for providing all needed support services to families of special-needs children, according to a report released Tuesday.
The Commonwealth Fund, a private foundation headquartered in New York...
| Jan 8, 2012
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...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 11:39 AM
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...