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Premium Health News ServiceDEAR MAYO CLINIC: What causes cystic fibrosis? Can the disease be cured? ANSWER: Cystic fibrosis is caused by a genetic defect that makes it hard for salt to move in and out of the cells in a person's body. No cure is available, but treatment can help...
October is the month of leaves changing color, pumpkins, the advent of fall and for the last 25 years it has been the month dedicated to raising funds and awareness about breast cancer. A disease projected to affect more than 300,000 women this year...
There was no script for the “Art of Wrestling” show starring WWE Champion CM Punk and host and fellow wrestler Colt Cabana Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre. As Punk pointed out, there never usually is with anything he’s involved...
Valley 610The Second Annual Steel Horse Poker Run for Cystic Fibrosis will begin Sunday at SteelStacks campus in Bethlehem. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the kick-off is at noon. The motorcyclists will ride to Keystone Harley Davidson in Perryville and the...
Q13 FOX News OnlineWant to monitor asthma and other chronic lung problems? Well, there's an app for that. Researchers at the University of Washington developed a new tool that allows people to keep track of their lung function and health at home simply by blowing into...
Orlando SentinelWhen lightning forced Timber Creek's freshman football team inside for practice, coach Mike Weems ordered players to do pushups. "I didn't even think about Sam," Weems said. Even though he was born without the lower half of his right arm, Sam Monarch...
Premium Health News ServiceSTOP-SMOKING DRUG MAY BE SAFE If you've ever tried to quit smoking, you know how difficult it is. Nicotine is so addictive that smokers often must try multiple smoking-cessation aids and combinations of aids before they're able to break the habit--a...
Brenda Fox is a busy woman. A store manager at CVS, a mother of two and a fundraiser. For the past four years, Brenda has worked to raise awareness and money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. “I want people to know about cystic fibrosis. There...
I call Stan Schwartz a "stair-ologist." But he prefers a warmer, cuddlier term. "I'm a nerd," says the 52-year-old system analyst for the earthquake computer at Caltech. "I studied the staircase in this building like a bug under a microscope. I took...
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The Chain Gang - Orlando SentinelOn Sunday, Oct. 7, you can do a 30-, 60- or 100-mile route from Lake Mary to benefit cystic fibrosis. Read more about the benefit rides by clicking here:...
For years people around the country have been climbing mountains for CureDuchenne. As they raise money and awareness, they also get younger. Most recently, 8-year-old Tyler Armstrong climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and helped raise about $40,000 for the Newport...
Tags: GlaxoSmithKline PLC, Research, Eastern Africa, Charity, Symptoms
The 29th annual gala produced by the Cystic Fibrosis Guild welcomed nearly 500 guests to the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa for a summer soirée. It netted an impressive $535,000 benefiting Cystic Fibrosis research and care. Gala chairs Dan and...
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