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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • The Crowd: A new focus at the Center Club

    The Crowd: A new focus at the Center Club
    The ancient Greek philosopher Heraclitus is credited with the expression, "The only thing permanent is change." The electronic age has ushered in a dramatic evolution in human behavior. Our devices that are computer-driven are in fact dictating how we...
  • Firefighters Work to Fill the Boot

    Firefighters Work to Fill the Boot
    Battle Creek Firefighters are working to pay it forward as they try to fill the boot for Muscular Dystrophy. The event starts at 10:00 am Monday morning at West Columbia Avenue and Capital Avenue Southwest. The firefighters were also out raising money...
  • Battle Creek Firefighters "Fill the Boot" for Muscular Dystrophy

    Battle Creek Firefighters "Fill the Boot" for Muscular Dystrophy
    Firefighters paced Columbia and Capital Avenue Southwest to help raise money and community support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Lieutenant Michele Misner says the neurological disease takes on about 40 different forms, with no cure. "There...
  • Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people

    Aphasia affects estimated 1 million people
    Earlier this month a Texas Rangers sportscaster went from calling live highlights of a baseball game to talking about a botched robbery. The sportscaster's incoherent switch confused listeners, but doctors saw the symptoms of aphasia, a disease not...
  • Parents seek to delay program affecting medically fragile kids

    Parents seek to delay program affecting medically fragile kids
    Parents and advocates for the disabled called on Illinois officials Wednesday to delay changes to a state program that funds in-home nursing care for more than 1,000 medically fragile and technology-dependent children. Angry, sometimes tearful parents...
  • Racing for a cure

     
    John Graybill Jr. of Bethlehem used to be a model he used to be a wrestler. He used to be a go-kart racer. Then Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy robbed him of those pursuits. It is one of a dozen forms of muscular dystrophy, a progressive disease that...
  • TCA 2011: Jerry Lewis reveals a method to his madness

     
    Jerry Lewis laughs and talks about his life in new Encore documentary...
  • Critic's Notebook: Jerry Lewis walks alone

     
    So. Jerry Lewis is out as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Labor Day Telethon, which he had captained since 1966 (though he had hosted local telethons for the charity as far back as the early 1950s). Having announced that the......
  • Jerry Lewis on the MDA telethon: Five memorable moments [Video]

     
    Jerry Lewis: Jerry Lewis' MDA telethon -- five memorable moments from Jerry Lewis' 4 1/2 decades as host of the Muscular Dystrophy Assn.'s Labor Day telethon....
  • Jerry Lewis ousted from MDA telethon -- and comics are outraged

     
    Jerry Lewis was ousted from Muscular Dystrophy Association. Comedians and others in the comedy community respond....
  • Jerry Lewis' ouster prompts outcry among comics at Laugh Factory

     
    Comedians speak out in defense of Jerry Lewis at Laugh Factory press conference....