RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Muscular Dystrophy

A collection of news and information related to Muscular Dystrophy published by this site and its partners.

Top Muscular Dystrophy Articles

Displaying items 56-66
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Arnfelt fortifies NU defensive line

    Arnfelt fortifies NU defensive line
    Brian Arnfelt should be on Northwestern's "good hands" team. Though a lineman's hands often are called paws, Arnfelt uses his digits to play the keyboard in his apartment. His affinity for piano comes from his mother, Cathy, who owns a music studio in...
  • 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....
  • Jerry Lewis’ unceremonious exit

     
    Who knows what drove the Muscular Dystrophy Association to unceremoniously dump Jerry Lewis from hosting its annual Labor Day telethon, and stripping him of his post as MDA's national chairman? I know I'll continue to give to MDA, without Lewis as its...