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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • A socially conscious film festival

    A socially conscious film festival
    The living room of Kalpna Singh-Chitnis' Irvine condominium was filled with signs of pending deadlines Friday: yellow envelopes bulging with DVDs, trophies, stacks of brochures. But the cluttered work area projected a joyous mood. In fact, it officially...
  • Love Ride rumbles into town Sunday

    Love Ride rumbles into town Sunday
    Don't be fooled by their leather jackets and roaring motorcycles — bikers have a lot of love to give. Bikers are often portrayed in films and TV as hoodlums or troublemakers, but Oliver Shokouh, owner of Harley-Davidson of Glendale, said he wants...
  • Love Ride rolls out of Glendale to Castaic Lake for a worthy cause

    Love Ride rolls out of Glendale to Castaic Lake for a worthy cause
    This year's Love Ride attracted thousands of motorcyclists on Sunday, raising money for the nonprofit USO, which supports U.S. troops and their families. PHOTOS: 30th annual Love Ride The ride, which is celebrated its 30th year this Sunday in Glendale,...
  • $150,000 donation to fund stem cell research

    A Newport Beach nonprofit donated $150,000 toward stem cell research that could slow or reverse heart damage in patients, including those with a specific muscular dystrophy condition, the organization announced last week. Coalition Duchenne gave the...
  • Pooling resources to keep everyone safe in the water

    Pooling resources to keep everyone safe in the water
    Jerry Huang left his wheelchair at the side of the pool before gliding through more than 400 meters of water at this year's Coast 2 Coast Swim Challenge. From beginners to experts, people of all abilities swam laps to raise money for free swimming lessons...
  • Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease

    Sickle-cell researcher also suffers from forgotten disease
    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. "You...
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  • Twin brothers die when breathing ventilators fail in power outage

    Twin brothers die when breathing ventilators fail in power outage
    Authorities are investigating why twin 22-year-old brothers died when their ventilators shut down during a mass power outage in the Northern California town of Valley Springs. The brothers, Ryan and Joshua Hall, suffered from muscular dystrophy and were...
  • Police probe deaths of twin brothers whose ventilators shut down

    The deaths of twin 22-year-old brothers whose ventilators shut down in the Northern California town of Valley Springs is being investigated by authorities. Meanwhile, neighbors were distraught over the deaths and seeking answers. “It could be...
  • Homicide not ruled out in deaths of twins whose ventilators failed

    Homicide not ruled out in deaths of twins whose ventilators failed
    Authorities have not ruled out homicide as they investigate how twin brothers dependent on breathing ventilators died during a power outage in the Northern California town of Valley Springs. Calaveras County coroner's officials believe identical 22-...
  • Trotting with a team

    Trotting with a team
    Shane Lauer can be forgiven for wanting to stay in bed. It was a chilly Saturday morning in early November and even veteran marathoners like him don't always feel like training. He did get up, though, and headed to the Northern Central Railroad Trail...