| Sep 8, 2009
| 6:40 AM
September 2, 2009
PHILADELPHIA – MyPHL17 is set to air the 2009 Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Telethon. The telethon, starring MDA national chairman and number-one volunteer Jerry Lewis, will air on myphl17 beginning Sunday night, September...
| Feb 21, 2009
In a rags-to-riches story that only Hollywood could write, "Slumdog Millionaire" won best picture -- and seven other Academy Awards on Sunday night at the Kodak Theater in Hollywood.
Not bad for a movie that was almost a straight-to-DVD release.
| Mar 28, 2009
At this late date, about the only thing Mary Stark can protect her son from is bad news.
Brandon is dying. He spends much of the day in an old La-Z-Boy recliner that his father rigged on wheels. A NASCAR quilt his mother made is tucked up under his chin....
| Sep 2, 2010
| 10:29 AM
Inside the lab. It's where the hopes of scientists and patients merge. But a medical breakthrough takes time ... and lots of money. A local researcher takes us behind the scenes as he embarks on a promising journey.
Dr. Renzhi Han, Muscular Dystrophy...
| Sep 18, 2010
In school, she was known as "the Band-Aid kid" because she was clumsy and would fall a lot. She looked normal and was never overweight, but she found it increasingly difficult to run. Nancy Mollner was first diagnosed with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disorder,...
| Nov 7, 2010
| 3:19 AM
Thomas Arrington III runs a green energy company, advocates for the disabled, and is the primary caretaker for his 3-year-old son Chase. "Use your quiet voice," he exhorts his youngest son, while juggling a business call on his Blackberry and...
| Jun 10, 2010
"My father, who was the funniest man I ever knew, told me early in my career to always leave my audience with something warm and meaningful at the end of the show," said comedic legend Jerry Lewis, fronting the "Gift of Hope" annual gala Saturday night at...
| Mar 24, 2010
Researchers at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center are testing the medication tadalafil (sold as an erectile dysfunction drug under the brand name Cialis) on men with Becker muscular dystrophy, one of the nine forms of muscular dystrophy, a group of inherited...