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  • 'Right-to-try' for the terminally ill

    WASHINGTON Fifteen-year old Austin Leclaire and his brother Max, 12, of Pembroke, Mass., share the deadly degenerative disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy. But over the course of the past 144 weeks, the boys' physical conditions have progressed in opposite directions.
  • Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?

    If there were fairness in this world, Rita Rizzo would be a media star. Rizzo, 60, owns a management consulting firm for nonprofit groups and government offices in Akron, Ohio, with her husband, Lou Vincent, 64. Vincent, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes...

    Japan STAP stem cell researchers' errors not intentional, RIKEN says

    Japan STAP stem cell researchers' errors not intentional, RIKEN says
    The Japanese research institution at the center of a growing controversy over a new type of stem cells said Friday that its investigation of four scientists has confirmed two instances of "inappropriate" behavior but that neither case was severe enough to...

    Jerry Lewis Gets Publicists' Lifetime Achievement Award for Ruling Philanthropy

    Only a few entertainers have careers that span decades and display multiple skills as performers, writers, directors and producers. An even smaller number become synonymous with a charitable cause. Only one has raised billions of dollars for such a cause....

    Virginia summer camp for children with muscular dystrophy seeks volunteers

    Virginia summer camp for children with muscular dystrophy seeks volunteers
      The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is currently preparing for its 59th Annual Summer Camp, which will run June 7-13 at the Airfield 4-H Conference Center in Wakefield, VA.   MDA Summer Camp is a week-long, overnight camp where children with...