| Sep 18, 2012
| 5:40 PM
Want to monitor asthma and other chronic lung problems? Well, there's an app for that.
Researchers at the University of Washington developed a new tool that allows people to keep track of their lung function and health at home simply by blowing into...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 11:52 AM
Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah.
That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 8:54 PM
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...
| Jul 18, 2012
| 8:12 PM
The 29th annual gala produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Guild welcomed nearly 500 guests to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa for a summer soirée. It netted an impressive $535,000 benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research and care.
Gala chairs Dan and...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 12:03 PM
Rylee Thomas is two-and-half years old--she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis before she was even born.
Rylee’s mom Amy got the news early.
"I hadn't even felt her kick yet and we knew she would have CF," Amy said.
Amy and Rylee’s dad...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 7:48 AM
Mary Ann Twohey, 78, of Louisville, Ky., formerly of Petoskey, passed on Feb. 12, 2012.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 57 years, Richard Joseph Twohey; six children; sister, Vivian Smith (Fred); three brothers, Stephen Kelbel...
| Feb 18, 2012
| 12:37 PM
The Chicago Auto Show opened a 10-day public run with its 21st First Look for Charity at McCormick Place on Feb. 9.
This tuxedo-mandatory gala, attended by 8,000, raised more than $2 million for 18 local nonprofits that included the 100 Club of Chicago,...
| Feb 20, 2012
| 12:15 PM
For over a year, a group of local bartenders have been informally meeting as Baltimore's first guild for mixologists.
They've been operating under the radar for most of that time, only quietly launching a website a month ago. But they will make their big...
| Feb 22, 2012
| 1:31 PM
If you haven't gotten around to registering as an organ donor, there's a charming young woman in England who just might give you the nudge you need to stop putting it off.
Her name is Kirstie Mills, and she's the heroine -- and we mean that literally --...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 9:33 PM
Here Comes the Show
The Newport Beach Wedding Show is from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Newport Beach, 1107 Jamboree Road, Newport Beach.
Homeless in Costa Mesa
Becks Hayhoe, who sits on the City Council-appointed Costa Mesa Task...
| Jul 27, 2012
Tonight the city will rally around one nine-year-old girl and a cause that has become front and center in her life. Vanessa Bolano has her story.
She was born a singer, a dancer, and a fashion designer. It's a pretty impressive resume for a nine-year-...