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Diseases and Illnesses

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  • Glendale man wins national writing contest

    Glendale resident Doug Yakich was recently named one of two winners in a national awareness campaign for inflammatory bowel diseases, telling his story of living with Crohn’s disease. The face and voice of the campaign, called IBD Icons, is “...
  • Air quality warning issued for area valleys

    Public health officials today warned that the air quality in the Santa Clarita and east San Gabriel valleys is unhealthy, and those with respiratory ailments should limit outdoor activity. The warning from the Los Angeles County Department of Public...
  • Glendale Memorial Hospital honors cancer survivors and their caretakers

    More than 100 cancer survivors celebrated their victory over cancer at Glendale Memorial Hospital Thursday evening during a patriotic themed event. Each survivor wore a red, white and blue-striped ribbon and enjoyed a meal with friends and family as they...
  • Putting a roof over his head

    Putting a roof over his head
    Sprawled across an overstuffed couch on a recent afternoon, PlayStation video game controller in hand, Adam Cartwright looked utterly at home in his one-bedroom apartment in West Glendale. Prior to moving in two weeks ago, he hadn’t slept...
  • Seeing Stars: Losing and winning on "Lets Make A Deal"

    Seeing Stars: Losing and winning on "Lets Make A Deal"
    Sometimes I get tickets to sitcom tapings and game shows. Most recently I got tickets to "Let's Make A Deal" at the Sunset Bronson Studios in Hollywood. I invited my wonderful dog-walker Julie Cummins and her 18-year old daughter, Nicole, an adorable...
  • Seeing Stars: My protective Pomeranians mark their territory in Burbank

    Seeing Stars: My protective Pomeranians mark their territory in Burbank
    There's no better way to meet people when you're new to a city than walking your dogs around the neighborhood, especially when your dogs are adorable and friendly. Well, at least mine are always adorable. I have had very friendly dogs in the past but...
  • Seeing Stars: Visting Kristen Johnston's new show on TV Land

    Seeing Stars: Visting Kristen Johnston's new show on TV Land
    I love going to sitcom tapings even though it can be time-consuming. It's a very fun way to see actors, writers and directors work, upclose and personal. I try to catch at least one show per month and this month it was "The Exes," the new TV Land...
  • A 'Golden' performance

    Every man should be so lucky to have a cheerful, energetic wife to support him when his mind and body begin to fail. “On Golden Pond” is a placid story that points out the value of strong, committed marriage with a deep undercurrent about...
  • As schools get set to open, thousands of students have yet to get vaccinated

    As schools get set to open, thousands of students have yet to get vaccinated
    Thousands of children still need to receive a state-required vaccination to be allowed into their classrooms on the first day of school, local education officials said this week. Students in grades seven through 12 must be re-immunized against...
  • Hundreds attend blood drive for 5-year-old leukemia patient

    Hundreds attend blood drive for 5-year-old leukemia patient
    Hundreds of people attended a blood drive on Sunday for Matthew Fernandez, a 5-year-old leukemia patient and preschooler at Saint Finbar’s Catholic Church. Michelle Ramos of Burbank — whose son attends school with Matthew — helped his...
  • Small Wonders: Run for the Roses of the world

    "When you do nothing, you feel overwhelmed and powerless. But when you get involved, you feel the sense of hope and accomplishment that comes from knowing you are working to make things better." — Maya Angelou According to the American Cancer...