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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Tests confirm West Nile in tri-city area

    Tests confirm West Nile in tri-city area
    Eight samples in the tri-city region, including two dead crows, have tested positive for West Nile virus, prompting warnings from vector control officials. The Greater Los Angeles County Vector Control District collected three positive mosquito samples...
  • 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...
  • Four kidney transplants later, Glendale woman gets retail with fundraising

    Four kidney transplants later, Glendale woman gets retail with fundraising
    Kidney disease is a chronic condition with no cure, but members of the Glendale-based Renal Support Network don’t let that get them down as they “bead” together for a new fundraiser that’s the brainchild of a local woman who’...
  • Local boy accepted to research program

    Local boy accepted to research program
    Reece LoCicero, the 5-year-old La Crescenta Elementary School kindergarten student suffering from an undiagnosed illness, has been accepted into an elite research program at the National Institutes of Health, officials confirmed Friday. The child and...
  • Burb's Eye View: His race isn't run just yet

    Dustin Hucks crossed his own personal finish line beat up and tired. The run from Burbank to Lubbock, Texas in 2009 was supposed to take a month, was supposed to raise $1 million for cancer research and was supposed to begin with a media sendoff in Johnny...
  • Organizations: Women of heart will be honored

    The YWCA of Glendale is having its 14th annual Legacy Luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at The Castaway Restaurant in Burbank. This year’s luncheon will honor five women with the Heart & Excellence Awards and two high school seniors with...
  • Leaps to longevity

    Leaps to longevity
    They might have lived through World War II and Neil Armstrong's moon landing, but don't expect age to put a damper in their step. For many seniors who have become part of a growing dance movement, the cha-cha, waltz or rumba is a way of life. This...
  • Top 20 women given grand salute

    Top 20 women given grand salute
    Women from the Glendale, Burbank and Pasadena were recognized for displaying courage, strength and determination on the job and with local organizations during the Women Extraordinaire: Celebrating 20th Anniversary on Wednesday night at the Hilton...
  • In Theory: Should 'Don't Ask' law be repealed?

    The government is debating whether or not to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, the U.S. military's 17-year-old policy prohibiting openly gay and lesbian servicemen and women from serving in the military. Some say that the military would benefit from the...
  • Spotlight on Broadway

    Spotlight on Broadway
    Some of Broadway's brightest stars will shine on the Alex Theatre stage Monday in "Broadway Tonight!" Eric McCormack of TV's "Will & Grace" and Broadway's "Music Man," and Stephanie J. Block and Megan Hilty of "Wicked" are among those who will be...
  • Organizations

    Las Candelas plans biennial fashion show Members of the Glendale-based nonprofit organization Las Candelas celebrated their annual summer gathering at El Portal in Pasadena on Sept. 12 after a three-month break from their programs. Honored that...
  • Marching down a solid path

    Marching down a solid path
    Several area Girl Scouts are seeing a longtime dream come true today as participants in the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade. The young women have all received their Gold Award, the organization’s highest in honor, qualifying them for the...