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by Christine L. Moats | March 31, 2003
Q: What is muscular dystrophy? A: According to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the term muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic diseases marked by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal or voluntary muscles which control movement. The muscles of the heart and some other involuntary muscles are also affected in some forms of muscular dystrophy, and a few forms involve other organs as well. Muscular dystrophy can affect people of all ages. Although some forms first become apparent in infancy or childhood, others may not appear until middle age or later.
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March 13, 2001
Mail Call for 3/13 Mail Call rules Please be as brief as possible when calling Mail Call, The Daily Mail's reader call-in line. Mail Call is not staffed on weekends or holidays so it is best to call Mail Call during the week. The Mail Call number is 301-791-6236. You are welcome to leave a recorded message on any subject, but some calls will be screened out. Please follow these rules when calling Mail Call: HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> It is best to limit your calls to issues in the news, but it's OK to say something nice about a person, place or thing you like about this area.
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By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | March 16, 2013
As a nurse, Elsie Rhodes was the go-to person when family, friends and neighbors had a medical question. “Lots of people called the house for medical advice,” said son Douglas “Doug” Rhodes of Hagerstown. Oldest son Michael “Mike” Rhodes of Hagerstown said Elsie would stay overnight in the hospital with family and friends on her own time to help out. “She was very comforting, very professional all the time,” Mike said. A stickler for the traditional white uniform and nurse's cap, her sons said she was an “old-school nurse.” “As a rule, she kept us on the healthy side.
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July 27, 2004
Mail Call rules Please be as brief as possible when calling Mail Call, The Daily Mail's reader call-in line. Mail Call is not staffed on weekends or holidays so it is best to call Mail Call during the week. The Mail Call number is 301-791-6236. You are welcome to leave a recorded message on any subject, but some calls will be screened out. Please follow these rules when calling Mail Call: It is best to limit your calls to issues in the news, but it's OK to say something nice about a person, place or thing you like about this area.
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OBITUARIES
By JANET HEIM | janeth@herald-mail.com | March 16, 2013
As a nurse, Elsie Rhodes was the go-to person when family, friends and neighbors had a medical question. “Lots of people called the house for medical advice,” said son Douglas “Doug” Rhodes of Hagerstown. Oldest son Michael “Mike” Rhodes of Hagerstown said Elsie would stay overnight in the hospital with family and friends on her own time to help out. “She was very comforting, very professional all the time,” Mike said. A stickler for the traditional white uniform and nurse's cap, her sons said she was an “old-school nurse.” “As a rule, she kept us on the healthy side.
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March 28, 2005
Mail Call rules Please be as brief as possible when calling Mail Call, The Daily Mail's reader call-in line. You should try to limit your calls to 30 seconds. Mail Call is not staffed on weekends or holidays so it is best to call Mail Call during the week. The Mail Call number is 301-791-6236. You are welcome to leave a recorded message on any subject, but some calls will be screened out. Please follow these rules when calling Mail Call: · It is best to limit your calls to issues in the news.
NEWS
by Christine L. Moats | March 31, 2003
Q: What is muscular dystrophy? A: According to the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the term muscular dystrophy refers to a group of genetic diseases marked by progressive weakness and degeneration of the skeletal or voluntary muscles which control movement. The muscles of the heart and some other involuntary muscles are also affected in some forms of muscular dystrophy, and a few forms involve other organs as well. Muscular dystrophy can affect people of all ages. Although some forms first become apparent in infancy or childhood, others may not appear until middle age or later.
NEWS
April 6, 2001
Mail Call for 4/6 Mail Call rules Please be as brief as possible when calling Mail Call, The Daily Mail's reader call-in line. Mail Call is not staffed on weekends or holidays so it is best to call Mail Call during the week. The Mail Call number is 301-791-6236. You are welcome to leave a recorded message on any subject, but some calls will be screened out. Please follow these rules when calling Mail Call: HEIGHT="6" ALT=" "> It is best to limit your calls to issues in the news, but it's OK to say something nice about a person, place or thing you like about this area.
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