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Muscular Dystrophy

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  • Angry parents of sick children confront state officials

    Angry parents of sick children confront state officials
    Parents and disability advocates called on Illinois officials today 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 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...
  • Saving lives one step at a time

    Saving lives one step at a time
    For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne. As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger. Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association¿s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign

    Muscular Dystrophy Association¿s Shamrocks Against Dystrophy campaign
    When one thinks of the month of March they of the color green, shamrocks and the Muscular Dystrophy Association's Annual Shamrock's Against Dystrophy campaign. PHL17's Zachery Lashway recaps ACME's 2012 campaign.
  • 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...