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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • Reel Critics: A rugged and inspiring 'Trail'

    I was privileged to attend the private screening of a captivating new documentary. Catherine Jayasuriya is a very sharp local mom on a major mission. She is the driving force behind "Dusty's Trail," which is vying for a spot in the Newport Beach Film...
  • MDA Show Of Strength Telethon

    MDA SHOW OF STRENGTH, the muscular dystrophy association’s labor day weekend entertainment special, the new telethon! watch us! labor day weekend, sunday, sept. 2, 7/6c ktla5 los angeles people can donate now by calling 800-fight-md, going to mda....
  • Puyallup family hopes UW scientist can find cure for boys' Duchenne muscular dystrophy

    Puyallup family hopes UW scientist can find cure for boys' Duchenne muscular dystrophy
    A local family knew they were facing an overwhelming challenge, when their son was diagnosed with rare, muscular disorder. It quickly takes away your ability to walk and eventually takes your life. Then, doctors told them their other son would suffer the...
  • 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...
  • Year in Review: Robert Lloyd's top new TV for 2011

     
    Los Angeles Times television critic Robert Lloyd's 13 favorite things new to TV in 2011, in 10 entries....
  • Genes play role in young man's hardship and success

     
    Shane Burcaw was dealt a difficult hand. The 19-year-old blogging sensation inherited the genes responsible for his debilitating disease, spinal muscular atrophy, type 2, one of the 43 neuromuscular diseases beneath the muscular dystrophy umbrella. The...
  • YouTube: Father shoots daughter's laptop -- and he'd do it again

     
    Father shoots daughter's laptop: Tommy Jordan shot his teenage daughter's laptop after she posted an update about him on Facebook -- and he videotaped himself doing it. That video went viral -- saying as much about us as it does about him....
  • Jerry Lewis to premiere 'Nutty Professor' musical in Nashville

     
    "The Nutty Professor" has been a lucrative property for Jerry Lewis. The original 1963 movie was a commercial hit, and so was its 1996 re-make starring Eddie Murphy. Lewis has been working on a stage musical version of the movie, which will have its world...
  • Young people: What to make of the healthcare law?

     
    The Supreme Court's decision to uphold the Affordable Care Act may affect health care for many Americans. Young people have several reasons to pay attention to the law....
  • An extra push to help 12-year-old fight muscular dystrophy

     
    Lance Pierce's affliction has united his community....