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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • 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...
  • FDA panel votes to expand use of Vertex cystic fibrosis drug

    (Reuters) - A U.S. Food and Drug Administration advisory panel on Tuesday voted 13-2 to recommend expanding approval of Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc's cystic fibrosis drug Kalydeco to include a wider range of patients with the rare lung disease, the company...
  • Breathing easier: Twins tackle cystic fibrosis with exercise

    AKRON, Ohio Whenever Stow (Ohio) Youth Football player Tommy Reed bursts through a hole in the defensive line, he's not just helping his Bulldog teammates defeat their opponent. He's also helping himself beat a life-threatening disease. For 9-year-old...
  • Big help in the battle against cystic fibrosis

    Big help in the battle against cystic fibrosis
    More than 230 people recently gathered to raise almost $100,000 at the annual Taste of South Florida benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The event, staged at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in Fort Lauderdale, featured a five-course dinner from area...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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 Medicine Cabinet-Ask the Harvard Experts: 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...
  • 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...