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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • FDA clears drug for leading form of cystic fibrosis

    Federal health officials have approved a new combination drug for the most common form of cystic fibrosis, the debilitating inherited disease that causes internal mucus buildup, lung infections and early death. But it will come at a steep price — more than $250,000 for a year's treatment.
  • Gene therapy for cystic fibrosis promising for some patients

    Doctors who gave children with cystic fibrosis a replacement copy of a defective gene say it appeared to slow the expected decline of some patients' lungs, but called the results "modest" and say there must be major improvements before offering the...

    Business Highlights

    ___ US unemployment falls to 7-year low, but wages are flat U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.3 percent and employers hired at a solid pace in June, but other gauges of the job market drew a bleaker picture: A wave of people stopped...

    Crowd paddles in Newport to help fight cystic fibrosis

    Stand-up paddleboard enthusiasts joined volunteers and children with cystic fibrosis and their families at the Newport Aquatic Center in Newport Beach for the Next National SUP Day to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The June 20 event,...

    Around Town: Ex-H.B. mayor to discuss desalination at Women's Democratic Club meeting

    Debbie Cook, a former Huntington Beach mayor who is president of the Post Carbon Institute board, will speak on "Ocean Desalination: Oasis or Mirage?" at Tuesday's meeting of the Newport Beach Women's Democratic Club. The meeting will begin at 5:30 p.m....