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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Shamrockin' for a Cure benefits cystic fibrosis

    Shamrockin' for a Cure benefits cystic fibrosis
    Matt and Kellene O'Connell know how to throw a party for a cause. The Western Springs couple rallied over 550 of their friends, family and supporters to attend the third annual Shamrockin' for a Cure benefit in honor of their five-year-old son Brady, who lives with cystic fibrosis.
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    6 to receive full-tuition scholarships Six Lake County students have been named Legacy Foundation's 2015 Lilly Endowment Community Scholars. Each will receive full tuition for four years to the Indiana college or university of his or her choice and a...

    Lung transplant is a lesson in health care economics

    PITTSBURGH After a lifetime of living with cystic fibrosis, Katie and Dalton Prager have learned a lot about health care. More recently they learned the hard lessons of health care economics. Prager, 24, who may only have a year to live, was caught in an...

    Nemours logistics center monitors patients 24-7

    Nemours logistics center monitors patients 24-7
    Nurse Laura Vodola has extra eyes and ears looking over her patients at Nemours Children's Hospital — 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Those eyes and ears belong to paramedics who sit in a room several floors below Vodola in what's called the...

    Science, patients driving rare disease drug research surge

    The global pharmaceutical industry is pouring billions of dollars into developing treatments for rare diseases, which once drew little interest from major drugmakers but now point the way toward a new era of innovative therapies and big profits. The...