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Los Angeles Times Staff Writer"He's late." "Yeah, way late." It's been more than a minute since Paul Newman's car last whizzed past the pit area of Lime Rock Park. His crew knows something's wrong, for he's been running laps in less than 55 seconds. But two minutes pass, then three,...
Tags: Children, Crimes, Al Gore, AIDS, Ralph Nader
The winners of the 79th annual National Headliner Awards, sponsored by The Press Club of Atlantic City, N.J., have been announced. Entries are judged by a panel of journalists representing newspapers, wire services, and radio and TV stations around the...
Stroke Center medical director, The Hospital of Central ConnecticutNearly 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke each year, and more than 137,000 people die from a stroke. It is the leading cause of disability in the United States. This unfortunate situation could be improved if people knew more about stroke warning signs and...
Gulf Daily News, Manama, BahrainDOCTORS at Bahrain's main hospital have been accused of snubbing sickle cell patients because they are "too scared" to implement new rules about morphine doses. Campaigners yesterday claimed patients in severe pain had been refused admission to...
The Kansas City StarLast August, before the Chiefs' season opener against Atlanta, one remorseful NFL player knew he had to make two calls. Tamba Boimah Hali wanted his family to hear it from him first, instead of the from media. One call was to his Mama, the woman who...
WashingtonThe Glenholme School, a boarding school for young people who struggle with various learning differences, recently hosted a charity concert to benefit The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp, raising funds and awareness for the local children's charitable...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Culture, Charity, Social Sciences, Sports
Wedged between Lake Michigan and a small boat harbor in the far reaches of Jackson Park on the city's South Side, La Rabida Children's Hospital is all on its own, in more ways than one. The tiny, independent pediatric specialty hospital is known for...
Valley 610At least one member of Allentown City Council will not be present for the much-anticipated vote on the city’s water and sewer lease tonight. Councilman Cynthia Mota has been hospitalized in Venezuela for nearly a month and is still not well enough...
The Eagle-Tribune, North Andover, Mass.Members of Calvary Baptist Church lauded the Rev. Gregory Thomas for leading the congregation for a quarter of a century at an appreciation service and reception. But the celebration was bittersweet as Thomas announced he is retiring at the end of the...
The Sanford Herald, N.C.Whether they were alone, with family or with a larger support group, hundreds of people came to Kiwanis Park in Sanford Saturday morning with one goal in mind: helping those who suffer from cystic fibrosis. There were massages, hot dogs, a silent...
Ieshea Thomas, who has suffered from sickle cell anemia nearly all of her life, recently received a life-changing gift from her sister: stem cells. Her sister Ivenus' donation of stem cells in November means Thomas' body is now able to produce normally...
Tags: Anemia, Genetic Condition, Trials, Blood Cells, Health
Welcome to our tri-county listing of special needs resources. We do our best to include every organization, but sometimes things fall through the cracks. If you know of an organization you feel should be included, send the information to Editor Kyara...
Tags: Conservation, AIDS, Human Interest, Leukemia, Social Sciences
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