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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • The Crowd: Breathing life into cystic fibrosis fundraising

    The 28th annual gala in Newport Beach on behalf of cystic fibrosis research and a cure raised an impressive $603,000 net. More than 400 generous guests in early summer black tie and glitter helped to gather the significant sum, via underwriting and...
  • Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids

    Joe Surf: Breathe in that misty salt air for kids
    Next time you're out there, straddling your board, waiting for the next set, take a long, deep breath. Appreciate it. On Aug. 6, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will hold its fourth annual Pipeline to a Cure gala at the Hyatt Regency Huntington Beach...
  • Kaley Cuoco makes another 'Big Bang' as an airborne model

    It wasn't her usual kind of job, but it certainly had Kaley Cuoco flying high. The female star of CBS' Thursday comedy hit "The Big Bang Theory" played fashion plate for several days earlier this year, both on the ground and in the air. This writer...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Ready to take her first breath
    Kerry Baumann Kerry Baumann, pictured here with her husband Ben in the Outer Banks this summer, needs a new pair of lungs and a liver. She was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at 6 months old. Summary: Kerry Baumann, 24, was diagnosed with cystic...
  • Fighting For A Cure By Walking Up Stairs

    Fighting For A Cure By Walking Up Stairs
    Imagine knowing from birth tt you'll only live until your 30's. It's a reality for tens of thousands of people living with in the U.S. But dedicated volunteers in West Michigan are working to change all that. They're raising money and awareness about...
  • Ready to take her first breath

    Breathing isn't something you think about. But for Kerry Baumann, it's something she's looking forward to - taking that first breath with a new pair of lungs. Her lungs are functionality at about 25 percent capacity right now as cystic fibrosis causes...
  • Mark's Protein Bite of the Day- Stonefire Grill

    Stonefire Grill joined us live with Mark's protein bite of the day. Stonefire Grill's new Healthy Alternative's Menu featuring items containing 500 calories or fewer is launching tomorrow, March 23. It is a nutritionally sound menu that is in keeping with...
  • Thousands Stolen From Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser

    Thousands Stolen From Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser
    Members of the Knights of Columbus Rev. E.J. Matthews in Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn are heartbroken tonight after thieves broke into their establishment and stole thousands of dollars from a Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser. Around 7 a.m. Thursday morning the...
  • Tackle Donations

    Tackle Donations
    16-year-old Tyler Nelson Of Grand Prairie Has Been Battling Cystic Fibrosis And Is Awaiting A Liver And Lung Transplant. During His Fight Through It All... Nelson Met Tony Richardson Of The New York Jets During A Super Bowl Event In 2009. The Two...
  • Hoping to breathe easier

    Hoping to breathe easier
    NEWPORT BEACH — Hearing the word "treatment" spurs a Pavlovian-like response in Beckett Williams that is as natural to him as sitting at the table for dinner or going to bed at night. The blond-haired, pink-cheeked toddler, who is nearly 2, will...
  • Students Rally For High School Senior In Need Of Double Lung Transplant

    Students Rally For High School Senior In Need Of Double Lung Transplant
    Local high school students are rallying together to show support for a 17 year old in a fight for her life. Kayla Healy, a 17 year old senior from Jackson High School in Mill Creek, is in need of a double lung transplant.  Healy suffers from cystic...
  • Book review: 'We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess' by Daniel Akst

    Book review: 'We Have Met the Enemy: Self-Control in an Age of Excess' by Daniel Akst
    We Have Met the Enemy Self-Control in an Age of Excess Daniel Akst Penguin Press: 304 pp., $26.95 Daniel Akst borrowed his new book's title from "Pogo" creator Walt Kelly, whose "We have met the enemy and he is us" became a slogan marking the first...