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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • 5-year-old gets partial diagnosis for mystery illness

    5-year-old gets partial diagnosis for mystery illness
    A La Crescenta Elementary School student who has suffered a lifetime of enigmatic health problems has finally started to get some answers following extensive testing at a federal research center. Reece LoCicero, 5, has been diagnosed with cutaneous...
  • Airport commissioner, Charles Lombardo, dies at 57

    After a lengthy battle with prostate cancer, Charles Lombardo, a longtime Bob Hope Airport commissioner, died Sunday. He was 57.   Don Brown, who has served with Lombardo on the Burbank-Glendale-Pasadena Airport Authority for about a decade, said he was...
  • Op-Ed: Smoking ordinance must be enforced

    Glendale’s Fresh Air Ordinance (via the Neighborhood Services Division of the Community Planning Department) is a thoughtful attempt to protect nonsmokers from the toxic effects of residual cigarette smoke in “common areas” of the city...
  • 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...
  • Mosquitoes, bird test positive for West Nile

    Eleven mosquito samples in Burbank have tested positive for the West Nile virus, and an infected dead bird was found in Glendale, prompting local officials to renew calls for eliminating standing pools of water where the insects prefer to breed. “...
  • EPA finding could raise clean-up costs for San Gabriel, San Fernando valleys

    One of the most widespread groundwater contaminants in the nation is more dangerous to humans than earlier thought, a federal agency has determined, in a decision that could raise the cost of cleanups nationwide, including large areas of the San...
  • 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...
  • Local area scores well in hospital study

    Local area scores well in hospital study
    Residents of Glendale, Burbank and nearby areas are less likely to be admitted to hospitals for preventable medical problems than other California residents, according to a new state study. The study, commissioned by the California Office of Statewide...
  • Lineage opens Brand Dance Series with heart-breaking prowess

    Lineage Dance opened this year’s Brand Dance Series on May 15 with works that displayed the Pasadena-based company’s tremendous athletic prowess and lyrical grace, making the free, Sunday afternoon performance a lovely way to celebrate...
  • Locals light the way to hope

    Former Burbank Police Capt. Janice Lowers walked in memory of her mother and two former colleagues, and to celebrate the fight for survival of two dear friends. Laureen Endoso did it as a tribute to her late husband, Kenny, who lost his battle with cancer...