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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • City names Firefighter of the Year

    City names Firefighter of the Year
    Twelve-year firefighter Grant Stephens, recently named Firefighter of the Year, said he just likes helping people. “That may sound cliché, but it’s truly what we do,” said Stephens, 40. “It’s been a great short time,”...
  • York County boy participates in national drug trial for muscular disease

    YORK — Caden Bowers is all boy. The 7-year-old runs, he rides his bike, he swims, he plays baseball and basketball. "He has no limitations at all," said his mother, Beth Bowers, of York County. But his mother worries one day all that will change....
  • Kaci gets locked up for Muscular Dystrophy

    Kaci gets locked up for Muscular Dystrophy
    Q13 FOX News' Kaci Aitchison has agreed to be "locked up" to help the Muscular Dystrophy Association raise money. Tomorrow, June 2nd, Kaci will be whisked away and held until she raises enough "bail" money. Her goal is to raise $2200 to get out of...
  • Habit Burger gears up for Aliso Viejo opening

    The Habit Burger Grill is holding "pre-opening" events at its new Aliso Viejo location Sunday and Monday, with proceeds benefiting three charities: Savannah's Organic Ranch, the Muscular Dystrophy Assn. and Share Our Strength. From noon to 2 p.m. Sunday,...
  • Scott B. Crane, 1987-2011

    Scott B. Crane, 1987-2011
    Ever since Scott B. Crane was a boy, his greatest passion was food. So when a rare form of muscular dystrophy confined him to a wheelchair and depleted his body to a frail 70 pounds, Mr. Crane knew "food therapy" would be the perfect prescription for his...
  • Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'

    Firefighters 'Fill the Boot'
    Local firefighters are lining Foothill Boulevard at Memorial Park this week to collect donations for the L.A. County Fire Department’s annual “Fill the Boot” fundraising campaign for the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Firefighters from...
  • On the shelf for now, Jake Cave is eager to get back on the diamond

    On the shelf for now, Jake Cave is eager to get back on the diamond
    Jake Cave kept the souvenir. Of course he did. A broken bat, the result of barely getting some wood on one of Mariano Rivera's famous cutters. The Sandman's signature, along with his career save total and date he broke the record, are on it. "It was...
  • Apodaca: Brotherly support drives them to greatness

    Apodaca: Brotherly support drives them to greatness
    Lucas Brandom climbed a mountain for his brother. Shivering cold, soaked to the skin and numb with exhaustion, Lucas made the excruciating final push to reach the 13,455-foot summit, then swore he'd never do it again. But, sure enough, after several...
  • 'Mamma Mia' is theatrical homecoming for Baltimore's Paul DeBoy

    'Mamma Mia' is theatrical homecoming for Baltimore's Paul DeBoy
    Paul DeBoy may have a genetic inclination toward the stage. The Baltimore-born actor, starring in the national touring production of the perennially popular musical "Mamma Mia" that hits the Hippodrome this weekend, first revealed the tendency during his...
  • The Crowd: American Diabetes Assn. honors great O.C. dads

    The Crowd: American Diabetes Assn. honors great O.C. dads
    It was a week to recognize and celebrate the contributions of dads on the Orange Coast. Father's Day2012 was the theme for the American Diabetes Assn.'s annual "Father of the Year" dinner held at the Grove of Anaheim. A shoulder-to-shoulder crowd of...
  • 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...