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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • 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...
  • RespirTech has gone from turnaround to growth company

    MINNEAPOLIS Dr. Jim Ehlen has had quite a business career for a bright kid who once aspired to be a dentist. Ehlen, 70, an endocrinologist out of the University of Minnesota Medical School, left the ranks of practicing physician in the 1980s to take over...
  • Chile's president meets with ailing teen who asked to die

    Chile's president went to a hospital Saturday to meet with a 14-year-old girl who shocked the country by going on YouTube to plead for the leader to let doctors euthanize her because she is tired of her struggle with cystic fibrosis. The government...
  • Ask Amy: College student fails the 'marshmallow test'

    Ask Amy: College student fails the 'marshmallow test'
    Dear Amy: I am an 18-year-old girl. I have been dating my boyfriend for nearly two years. My boyfriend means everything to me. Although I have made mistakes we would talk and fix things, and everything would be OK. Last year we both went to university...
  • Grand Chefs Gala benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    Grand Chefs Gala benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    The 18th annual Grand Chefs Gala honored the city's culinary elite with Jean Banchet Awards for Culinary Excellence at a benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation at the Fairmont Chicago on Jan. 30. More than 900 guests attended the event that recognized...
  • Boka, Cree among Jean Banchet Award winners

    Boka, Cree among Jean Banchet Award winners
    The Jean Banchet Awards were announced Friday at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Grand Chefs Gala, with Boka taking home three of the honors. Boka was nominated for five of the 12 categories and won the prestigious restaurant of the year and chef of...
  • Fundraisers help fight cystic fibrosis

    Fundraisers help fight cystic fibrosis
    Supporters raised more than $715,000 at the 19th annual Jeb Bush Florida Classic series of fundraising events to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. It featured the BeachBash at the Hilton Fort Lauderdale Marina Hotel, the Red-Tie Affair 65 Roses...
  • Dec. 5 'Hawaiian Night' benefiting CFF

    Dec. 5 'Hawaiian Night' benefiting CFF
    The “Blue Wave Hawaiian Night,” benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, will take place Dec. 5 at the home of Pat and Geary Cotton. Raising funds to help find a cure for cystic fibrosis, the event will feature celebrity chairman Kim...
  • Maryland holding Touchdown Pledge Drive against Rutgers

        Each touchdown Maryland scores during its regular season finale against Rutgers on Nov. 29 will lead to a contribution toward cystic fibrosis research, as the University of Maryland chapter of Uplifting Athletes is holding a Touchdown Pledge...
  • Broward Season Preview events

    Broward Season Preview events
    Oct. 23 at 6 p.m. Halloween Spooktacular The City of Wilton Manors Leisure Services Department This Halloween event will include a costume contest, games, bounce houses, a giant cake walk, sweets booth, a hayride, goody bags, concession, and families...
  • Nov. 8 Fresh from the Field dinner benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    Nov. 8 Fresh from the Field dinner benefits Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
    Chefs from K Restaurant, The Rusty Spoon, Ravenous Pig, Cask & Larder and Cuisiniers Catering are preparing a four-course dinner at Lake Meadow Naturals farm Saturday, Nov. 8, in Ocoee to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event, which will...