Stories tagged: muscular dystrophy
Mon., Sept. 19, 2016, 12:35 p.m.
FDA approves first muscular dystrophy drug; awaits proof it works
Federal regulators on Monday granted tentative approval to the first drug for muscular dystrophy, following an intense public campaign from patients and doctors who pushed for the largely unproven medication.
Tue., April 30, 2013
Competing in the unofficial wheelchair division – in the back with the strollers – Donna Husick and Gail Ableman probably will not win Bloomsday on Sunday. But when they finish, …
Mon., Oct. 22, 2012
Childhood hero: Story of long-ago friendship comes to movie life
At daybreak Sunday morning, Spokane Valley’s Pratt Elementary School was bustling with children. The gym was crammed full, and desks were cleaned and lined up in one of the classrooms …
Sat., Sept. 1, 2012, 12:56 a.m.
Taped MDA fundraiser set for 3 hours on Sunday
LOS ANGELES (AP) — No tote board. No Jerry Lewis. And not from Las Vegas. An annual Muscular Dystrophy Association television fundraiser goes a new way Sunday, with a different …
Mon., Aug. 13, 2012
Panhandling ordinance would hinder some nonprofits
Richard Henderson stood on the busy corner of Division Street and Third Avenue on Thursday, occasionally reaching into the street to accept a couple bucks from drivers stopped at the …
Mon., May 21, 2012, 9:25 a.m.
Dad helps paralyzed son earn degree at Whitworth
SPOKANE — When Ryan Sutherland wanted to go to college three years ago, his father, Steve, went with him. Not just for a visit, but to stay. The father and …