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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Teen's battle with disease a daily routine of drugs, therapy

    Kierstin Ritchey may look like a typical teenager, but she has been dealing with a "quiet disease" all her life.
  • Vertex says 1Q sales of cystic fibrosis drug grew 31 percent

    Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. said Wednesday that sales of its cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco climbed 31 percent in the first quarter. Vertex gets almost all of its revenue from Kalydeco, the first drug designed to treat the genetic cause of the disease....

    Community events and announcements

    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...

    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,...

    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...