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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Social sense: Guide to the fall party season

    Social sense: Guide to the fall party season
    The fall fundraising party season revs into high gear next weekend with a plethora of big shindigs that can cost big bucks to attend — all for a worthy cause, of course. From the Night of 100 Elvises to the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Gala, tickets...
  • Sample a 'Taste of South Florida' for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

    Guests are invited to kick off the season with "Taste of South Florida," celebrating its 22nd year Sept. 13 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ritz-Carlton in Fort Lauderdale, while benefiting the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is a leader...
  • Chefs bond while giving back

    Chefs bond while giving back
    Collaboration is the word of the year in the Baltimore restaurant scene. Every month delivers new announcements about good-natured cooking competitions or chefs "popping up" in one another's restaurants. Baltimore's chefs work hard in their own kitchens,...
  • Childhood Friends Join Forces To Raise CF Awareness With OutRUN 38

    Childhood Friends Join Forces To Raise CF Awareness With OutRUN 38
    As kids, they shared best-friend necklaces, tears and laughter but time split them apart. Then, after 20 years, Nicole Burke moved back to Connecticut and drove past Liz Shuman, jogging down the street in Madison. "I'd just had two babies and was...
  • Consider genetic testing if cystic fibrosis is a concern

    Q: What are the chances of a person with cystic fibrosis passing the disease to their offspring? A: Cystic fibrosis is inherited as a recessive disease. This means a person could be a carrier of a CF mutation and not be affected. Everyone has two copies...
  • Maryland lineman Sal Conaboy named to Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List

    Maryland lineman Sal Conaboy named to Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List
    Maryland senior offensive lineman Sal Conaboy was named to the 2014 Rimington Trophy Fall Watch List, the trophy committee announced Tuesday. The Rimington Trophy was first awarded in 2000 and is presented annually to the top center in the NCAA Division...
  • The Crowd: Writing the book on cystic fibrosis

    As some 425 guests arrived at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel and Spa, they entered the ballroom to find a handsome gold-covered and perfectly bound book at each table place setting. The thickness of the publication suggested far more than a brochure...
  • Five Baltimore graduates, five journeys

    Five Baltimore graduates, five journeys
    As thousands of Baltimore-area college students accept their diplomas this spring, many will have found themselves profoundly transformed by the experience. Members of the Class of 2014 include a woman with cystic fibrosis who was told she would never...
  • Ed Sheeran sings to Irish teen just moments before her death

    Singer-songwriter Ed Sheeran serenaded a 15-year-old Irish fan just minutes before she died Tuesday of cystic fibrosis, according to British media reports. "Rest in peace Triona, so heartbreaking x," "The A Team" singer tweeted after finding out the...
  • Terps football raising money for cystic fibrosis research at spring game and Maryland Day

    Terps football raising money for cystic fibrosis research at spring game and Maryland Day
    Part of Friday's annual Red-White spring game at Maryland will involve fundraising for Uplifting Athletes, a non-profit organization that matches college football teams that raise money for medical research of rare diseases. The Terps are helping...
  • Get the facts on cystic fibrosis

    http://www.whatdoctorsknow.com Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an inherited disease characterized by an abnormality in the glands that produce sweat and mucus. It is chronic, progressive, and is usually fatal. Due to improved treatments, people with CF, on...