| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
More than a million Americans have Parkinson's disease, which is more than the number of people diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, muscular dystrophy, and Lou Gehrig's disease combined. Parkinson's kills brain cells that produce dopamine, a nerve-...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:26 PM
Here's a man who is as Bob Dylan would say: "Busy living." Shane Burcaw a 20-year-old blogging sensation who is living a with a rare form of muscular dystrophy has blossomed since his story first ran on the front of The Morning Call's 2011 Christmas Eve...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:29 PM
Shane Burcaw wants to be on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show." So the 20-year-old Moravian College student who has been in a wheelchair all his life has set off a "twitter bomb" today asking supporters to tweet Ellen DeGeneres requests to......
| May 5, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The adolescent national goodwill ambassador for the Muscular Dystrophy Association is just 12, but he instinctively read the reasoning behind getting Joan Jett to perform for the 26th annual Ride for Life celebration sponsored by Harley-Davidson on...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
When Dr. Wayne Grody heard that the Supreme Court ruled Thursday that Myriad Genetics could not patent two genes linked to breast cancer, the UCLA medical geneticist was minutes from giving a well-worn speech on the years-old case to a room full of...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 3:46 PM
The Muscular Dystrophy Association asked city commissioners on Monday if they could fund raise on intersections, as part of the "Fill The Boot" campaign. As a result city manager Jason Gage is drafting a policy for the city to review by the end of the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 8:16 PM
The annual “Fill the Boot” fundraiser came to a close Friday evening in Anchorage.
Before starting their Labor Day weekend, commuters had a chance to fill a firefighter’s boot with cash or small change for a good cause. The money raised...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 8:54 AM
The big ratings winners Monday night were the Florida State Seminoles and CBS' "Under the Dome."
The Seminoles pulled in the most viewers in Central Florida: 178,200 on ESPN. Florida State beat Pittsburgh, 41-13.
"Under the Dome" was No. 2 with 118,...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Hilarity ensues when "TV's Funniest of the...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 1:05 PM
The tall, lanky patient enters the room bent over and shuffling like a man twice his age. He climbs on a gurney and lies back, head throbbing. Then Carlton Haywood pulls out a bottle of Tums, relief-in-waiting for the nausea he fears will come.
| Jun 27, 2013
| 2:28 PM
The 18th annual Gift of Hope Gala benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. unfolded June 8 at the Balboa Bay Resort in Newport Beach. Some 400 donors filled the elegant ballroom for the black-tie affair emceed by the beautiful blond media personality Jamie...