Subject:

Autoimmune Disorders

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2014

    Bingo for Charity! 320 Main Fifth Anniversary and Bike MS Fundraiser Monday, Sept. 15

    What are you doing Monday night? 320 Main in Seal Beach is celebrating its fifth anniversary of being rescued from a dank shot-and-beer hole in the wall, and owners Jason and Rebecca Schiffer are celebrating with $5 appetizers and $5 cocktails. Matt "Rumdood" Robold and I are riding our bicycles f ... More >>

  • Culture

    September 12, 2013

    Gluten-Free Gluttony

    [Trendzilla] Rustichella, Udi's and other companies are riding the latest foodie trend

  • Music

    July 12, 2012

    Man Up, Mister!

    [Ask Exene] A Woman's Advice on Being a Man

  • Blogs

    July 12, 2012

    Ask Exene: A Woman's Advice on Being a Man

    Exene Cervenka is a writer, visual artist and punk rock pioneer. The OC transplant is the lead singer for X, the Knitters and Original Sinners. If you want to ask the legendary vocalist for advice, send an email to askexene@ocweekly.com.DEAR EXENE, My wife (like you) has multiple sclerosis. She ... More >>

  • Music

    May 10, 2012

    Flight to Mars Jam for a Cure

    Pearl Jam's Mike McCready fights Crohn's disease with some help from his UFO tribute band

  • Blogs

    July 14, 2011

    Widower Wishes His Wife Never Came to Newport Beach for Controversial Surgery

    ​A Canadian man wishes his wife had not come to Synergy Health Concepts in Newport Beach for treatment.Make that, his late wife.Maralyn Clarke, 56, suffered a massive brain hemorrhage hours after having her neck veins opened at the clinic, where the Calgary woman had undergone an experimental vein ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2011

    Missy Elliott Reveals She Has Graves' Disease

    ​Missy Elliott reveals she's had Graves' disease--an autoimmune disease that affects the thyroid--since 2008. Elliott told People Magazine that the symptoms came suddenly:  "I was [driving and] trying to put my foot on the brake, but my leg was jumping. I couldn't keep the brake down and almo ... More >>

  • Calendar

    January 20, 2011

    Bethpage Black

    Art Theatre

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2010

    Flier of the Week: MS Benefit Show at the Yost Theater, April 2

    ​The only thing that makes us prouder than writing about kick-ass bands inside our county lines is watching them combine forces to kick-ass for charitable non-profit organizations. 

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    TOMORROW: Members of X Play Benefit Show at Alex's Bar

    Michael Hyatt​Obama's health care speech to the joint session of Congress last night has left the issue fresh in a lot of people's minds--and someone that recently lost health care is Andrea Folmer, owner of Vintage Vulture in Orange. To help her out, Exene Cervenka of first wave punk band X has p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 3, 2009

    Send some love to Exene

    Exene Cervenka, lead singer of X, posted some news that require lots of good vibes sent her way. Here it is.   "After some months of not feeling 100% healthy, I recently had some medical tests run and the prognosis is that I am suffering from Multiple Sclerosis. Apparently, it has been af ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 1, 2009

    Fighting Lupus and Cancer Starts With Your Feet in Irvine

    Exercising and eating right can help prevent any number of diseases. You're on your own when it comes to consumption but for exercise you can walk all this next weekend in different parts of Irvine to help keep not only yourself healthy but millions of others as well. That's because the city just ha ... More >>

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