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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • The Crowd: Writing the book on cystic fibrosis

    As some 425 guests arrived at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, they entered the ballroom to find a handsome gold-covered and perfectly bound book at each table place setting. The thickness of the publication suggested far more than a brochure...
  • Consider genetic testing if cystic fibrosis is a concern

    Q: What are the chances of a person with cystic fibrosis passing the disease to their offspring? A: Cystic fibrosis is inherited as a recessive disease. This means a person could be a carrier of a CF mutation and not be affected. Everyone has two copies...
  • Childhood Friends Join Forces To Raise CF Awareness With OutRUN 38

    Childhood Friends Join Forces To Raise CF Awareness With OutRUN 38
    As kids, they shared best-friend necklaces, tears and laughter but time split them apart. Then, after 20 years, Nicole Burke moved back to Connecticut and drove past Liz Shuman, jogging down the street in Madison. "I'd just had two babies and was...
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  • Steve Carlton coming to the Lehigh Valley to highlight 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Tournament

    To commemorate the 10th annual Justin Sheftel Memorial Softball Tournament, the Sheftel family and the tournament committee wanted to do something special. Or bring in someone special. Mission accomplished. Hall of Fame pitcher Steve Carlton will be...
  • Ed Sheeran sings to Irish teen just moments before her death

    Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran serenaded a 15-year-old Irish fan just minutes before she died Tuesday of cystic fibrosis, according to British media reports. "Rest in peace Triona, so heartbreaking x," "The A Team" singer tweeted after finding out the...
  • Get the facts on cystic fibrosis

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease characterized by an abnormality in the glands that produce sweat and mucus. It is chronic, progressive, and is usually fatal. Due to improved treatments, people with CF, on...
  • More children are suffering from fatty liver disease

    DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I recently read that fatty liver disease is becoming common in young children. What's the cause of this condition? How is it diagnosed, and can it be reversed? ANSWER: The number of children who have fatty liver disease is rising....
  • Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?

    Sequencing baby's genome: a help in treatment or too much information?
    Diapers? Check. Infant car seat? Check. Comprehensive genome analysis? Roger that, too. For thousands of newborns born in and around Boston; San Francisco; Kansas City, Missouri; and North Carolina over the next several years, a full genomic...
  • Independence, career satisfaction rate high for respiratory therapists

    Independence, career satisfaction rate high for respiratory therapists
    A career helping people with breathing problems offers respiratory therapists rewarding work, good pay and a chance to use their own decision-making skills. Earning an associate’s degree in respiratory care, you can find work at hospitals, clinics,...
  • Review: 'A Life in Men' by Gina Frangello

    Review: 'A Life in Men' by Gina Frangello
    Love is brutalized throughout Gina Frangello's second novel, "A Life in Men." The pursuit of it, the act, the possibility. Love is what two young American women think they want, are perhaps even owed, but violence — premeditated, haphazard, self-...
  • Neuqua's Cherney happy to finally be healthy

    Neuqua's Cherney happy to finally be healthy
    Evan Cherney never saw any reason to tell his football coaches that the constant ear infections wreaked havoc with his equilibrium. The baseball coaches did not need to be aware that he was slowed by pneumonia. Sick was the Neuqua Valley senior's...