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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Busy mom balances work, parenting with cause close to her heart

    Busy mom balances work, parenting with cause close to her heart
    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...
  • High-tech gadgets join war on germs

    High-tech gadgets join war on germs
    HAZELWOOD, Mo. - Hunkered down in a trailer loaded with microbiological gadgetry, Dr. Michael Dunne Jr. decried what he described as health industry hype about drug-resistant germs and infectious diseases. One easy target is the 83-foot trailer itself....
  • Book review: 'The Spot' by David Means

    Book review: 'The Spot' by David Means
    If you're looking for a key to "The Spot," David Means' fourth collection of short fiction, you need go no further than the title story. In it, Means give us a looping narrative, or a series of overlapping storylines, at the center of which is a gaping...
  • Cystic fibrosis drug changes woman's life, revives Broadway dreams

    Cystic fibrosis drug changes woman's life, revives Broadway dreams
    Lindsay Shipp just wanted to keep her lungs. When she was nine months old, Shipp was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis -- a genetic disease that, among other symptoms, causes thick mucus to form in the lungs. The life expectancy is 37, and most people who...
  • Community rallies around 16-year-old in need of double lung transplant

     
    In some ways, Greg White is like any other sports-loving 16-year-old, except the sophomore at Larkin High School in Elgin is in need of a …...
  • Friends, family raise $3K at Nick’s Pizza for teen in need of lung transplant

     
    Soccer coaches, bowlers, teachers and friends came out last week to help raise more than $3,000 at Nick’s Pizza and Pub in Elgin for a …...
  • The bios of the LV football scholar-athletes to be honored on March 4

     
    The Lehigh Valley Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will hold its annual scholar-athlete dinner on March 4 at the Northampton Community Center. Kutztown University coach Ray Monica is the main speaker. Dinner begins at...
  • Miller hires two professional fundraisers for CD 6 run

     
    Craig Miller announced his congressional campaign has hired two professional fundraisers as the former Ruth's Chris CEO tries to establish himself as the leading candidate in CD 6, a new coastal district running from Volusia County to the Duval County...
  • Wednesday’s Highlights: 'Psych on USA

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of Feb. 26 - March 3 in PDF format TV listings for the week of Feb. 26 - March 3 in PDF format are also available at latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv Weekly TV Listings......
  • Top 10 things to do this weekend

     
    Jeopardy, The Rallye A low-pressure road rallye where you play Jeopardy as you travel the shortcourse. Not a lot of hard rallye gimmicks, but a …...
  • Community joins to help Elgin teen

     
    Support c0ntinues to build for the family of a teen who needs a double lung transplant. “It’s overwhelming,” Melissa White said of the community support …...
  • ICHS Awards 2012 Wisbrock Scholarship

     
    Immaculate Conception High School is pleased to announce that sophomore Delaney D’Amore is the 2012 recipient of the Wisbrock Service Award Scholarship. This scholarship is …...