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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Preschool marks Mitzvah day with trike race

    Preschool marks Mitzvah day with trike race
    Decked out in helmets and protective padding, students at the Burbank Temple Emanu El Preschool pedaled with fury Wednesday, racing their tricycles to benefit children being treated at two local Providence medical centers. "They need to learn to give as...
  • Two local relays are full of life

    When doctors 10 years ago diagnosed Mary Strauss with breast cancer, the retired bookkeeper was forced to confront a condition that for much of her life went unnamed. "Growing up, we never talked about cancer," said Strauss, 76, of La Cañada. "It was the...
  • Cancer survivor gives back

    WEST BURBANK — Marla Zack lost her mother, stepmother, aunt and several friends to breast cancer, but when she was diagnosed with the illness two years ago, she knew she was going to be different. She was going to survive. Now Zack, a 45-year-...
  • Organizations: Students win Noon Lion poster contest

    Burbank Noon Lions recently recognized local level competition winners in the annual Lions Clubs International Peace Poster Contest during an awards presentation on Nov. 22 at the Burbank Central Library. First-level winners are Tnick Trivimol, Jordan...
  • Illness boosts call for shots

    At least one La Cañada High School student has been diagnosed with pertussis, prompting school and health officials to inform families about whooping cough and the importance of receiving vaccinations and booster shots to protect against communicable...
  • Donations could help dress up a special night for kidney-disease survivors

    Donations could help dress up a special night for kidney-disease survivors
    A gently used dress in the back of a closet could make a young woman’s evening special later this month as the Renal Support Network prepares for its 15th annual Renal Teen Prom for young kidney-disease survivors and their guests. The...
  • Honoring the memory of a loved one: Area dance academy to present 'Priceless Soul' at GCC

    Honoring the memory of a loved one: Area dance academy to present 'Priceless Soul' at GCC
    When Anna Djanbazian lost her brother after his battle with colon cancer, she grieved the only way that seemed natural to her — through dance. “As soon as it happened, I felt I needed to do something,” she said. It took Djanbazian, who...
  • Armenian artist keeps medieval drawings alive

    Armenian artist keeps medieval drawings alive
    The front desk at Roslin Art Gallery used to be where Seeroon Yeretzian would sketch fantastical drawings of peacocks, serpents and colorful flora that, with a mix of oils and gold foil, took on an illuminated, glow-in-the-dark quality. VIDEO: Artist...
  • Getting primped for the prom

    Getting primped for the prom
    Lori Hartwell didn't go to her senior prom. Throughout her teenage years, the 46-year-old was on dialysis for chronic kidney disease. Diagnosed at 2 years old, she had two failed kidney transplants before she reached 20. Fourteen years ago, a few...
  • Community: Survivors honored at Courage Awards luncheon

    Community: Survivors honored at Courage Awards luncheon
    Four cancer survivors were lauded for their strength in battling the disease during the Courage Awards luncheon earlier this month at the Brandview Connection. The event was presented by the Glendale Adventist Medical Center's Dr. Norick Bogossian Cancer...
  • Yard sale at Americana at Brand has a celebrity twist

    Yard sale at Americana at Brand has a celebrity twist
    If Teri Hatcher could snag a few items from her own celebrity yard sale, they would include a cashmere sweater from Ellen DeGeneres' closet and a pair of "really sexy" high heels from "Modern Family" star Julie Bowen. "Hollywood is definitely a generous...
  • Video: California residents cautioned to look out for yellow fever mosquito

    FRESNO — A mosquito that can carry dengue and yellow fever has been found in California, prompting intense eradication efforts in the Central Valley and warnings from officials about how to keep the pest from spreading. "It could change the way we...