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  • Don't let religious beliefs impede kids' care: doctors

    Don't let religious beliefs impede kids' care: doctors
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Pediatricians and child abuse agencies should step in when parents' religious beliefs keep kids from getting necessary medical care, doctors said Monday. In a policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on...
  • Baltimore has lost two great men

     Baltimore has lost two great men
    An "icon" is a person who is very successful, admired and well-known. Baltimore has lost two icons recently. Edward "Eddie" Dopkin died last week of leukemia. Eddie was the owner of Miss Shirley's Café and an owner of his family's catering business. About...
  • Magazine publisher, Jack Bierman, dies at 71

    Magazine publisher, Jack Bierman, dies at 71
    On the first Friday of October, Jack Bierman escorted his younger daughter, Clare, onto the football field at La Cañada High School, where she was honored as a member of the LCHS Homecoming Court. Two weeks later, the elder Bierman was in Huntington...
  • Commentary: Tapping God's voice for 25 years

    A musical celebration takes place at Newport Harbor Lutheran Church & School (NHLCS) at 9:15 a.m. every Sunday thanks to the Rev. William Wells. He marked his 25th anniversary as its minister of music and organist during a ceremony Sunday. "For me, every...
  • UC San Diego gets $100-million gift for stem cell research

    UC San Diego gets $100-million gift for stem cell research
    Thanks to a $100-million donation, UC San Diego will be creating a new clinical center to study how the use of stem cells may help cure or alleviate leukemia, spinal cord injuries, Alzheimer’s disease and other health problems, officials announced...
  • Myron Kunin dies at 85; hair salon owner collected American art

     Myron Kunin dies at 85; hair salon owner collected American art
    Some say Myron Kunin never met a business he didn't like. Others insist he never saw a piece of art he didn't like. Both are understatements. Kunin built the Regis hair salon empire from his parents' chain of department store barbershops and also...
  • FDA speedily approves Imbruvica, a treatment for rare lymphoma

    Less than five months after a pair of biotech companies submitted a candidate cancer drug to the Food & Drug Administration, the FDA has approved the drug ibrutinib as a "breakthrough therapy" for a rare and deadly form of the cancer, mantle cell...
  • 'Dexter' Props Auction Raising Money for Charity

    An auction for only the most obsessive "Dexter" fans has launched online with the proceeds going to charity. "Dexter" fan site Dexter Corner has teamed with Hollywood Props for what they are calling "the biggest online prop auction in history." A portion...
  • San Francisco turning into Gotham City today for Make-A-Wish boy

    San Francisco turning into Gotham City today for Make-A-Wish boy
    San Francisco has transformed into Gotham City today to fulfill a wish from 5-year-old Miles, who has successfully battled leukemia. Update: To view the livestream click here. The Make-A-Wish Foundation, with the help of thousands of volunteers and...
  • 'Batkid' fighting cancer captures hearts, saves San Francisco

    San Francisco, grappling with the exploits of the Riddler and the Penguin, will call upon a pint-sized crusader: Miles, a 5-year-old cancer-stricken boy, a.k.a. Batkid. What started out as Miles' wish to be Batman has turned into an all-out extravaganza...
  • Valerie Harper, Marta Kauffman Team to Raise Lung Cancer Awareness

    In January, Valerie Harper was told she had three months to live. Doctors had successfully removed a lung tumor in 2009, but the cancer cells had moved to her brain. Now, 10 months have passed since that diagnosis, and the TV icon is not only alive and...