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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug could get OK for U.S. sales in 2016

    Duchenne muscular dystrophy drug could get OK for U.S. sales in 2016
    A Northbrook company said it has won fast-track status for approval of a drug that could become the first in the United States to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a fatal muscle disease found most often in boys.
  • Shane Burcaw: Helping families with 'No More Nightmares'

    Shane Burcaw: Helping families with 'No More Nightmares'
    It's the next chapter in Shane Burcaw's life. The 21-year-old has a wildly-popular blog, "Laughing At My Nightmare," followed by 500,000 people on the website Tumblr. He just released his first book, a memoir by the same name, and he has an occasional...

    Shawnee Mountain offers Pocono Food Truck Festival

    Shawnee Mountain offers Pocono Food Truck Festival
    They are driving a new trend in dining across the country. Food trucks featuring everything from ethnic comfort foods to Asian fusion will be on hand at The Pocono Food Truck Festival. It runs 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Shawnee Mountain...

    Nadine Kirby: Turn green for muscular dystrophy

    I am pleased to announce that the state of Florida has officially proclaimed August as both Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month and Light It Up Green Month. Florida joins Pennsylvania and Colorado this year in recognizing all nine muscular dystrophies and...

    Bristol Firefighters Host Boy With Muscular Dystrophy

    BRISTOL — When city firefighters begin their annual fundraiser for muscular dystrophy research this weekend, they'll have a bit of extra motivation: The thought of 4-year-old Justin Bolduc. Justin, a Bristol boy who was diagnosed with muscular...