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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...