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Cystic Fibrosis

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  • Busy mom balances work, parenting with cause close to her heart

    Busy mom balances work, parenting with cause close to her heart
    Brenda Fox is a busy woman. A store manager at CVS, a mother of two and a fundraiser. For the past four years, Brenda has worked to raise awareness and money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. “I want people to know about cystic fibrosis. There...
  • UW develops smartphone app to monitor lung strength

    UW develops smartphone app to monitor lung strength
    Want to monitor asthma and other chronic lung problems? Well, there's an app for that. Researchers at the University of Washington developed a new tool that allows people to keep track of their lung function and health at home simply by blowing into...
  • Gene patent case could impact patients, research

    Gene patent case could impact patients, research
    Every time a woman is tested for gene mutations linked to significantly higher rates of breast and ovarian cancer, her blood is sent to a lab in Utah. That's because Salt Lake City-based Myriad Genetics Inc. owns the patents to the BRCA 1 and BRCA 2...
  • Wrestlers CM Punk and Colt Cabana team up with ComedySportz for fundraiser

    Wrestlers CM Punk and Colt Cabana team up with ComedySportz for fundraiser
    WWE Champion CM Punk will share some of his most entertaining stories Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre in Lakeview and then watch as the ComedySportz improv group acts them out. The event will be hosted by fellow wrestler and ComedySportz alum Colt...
  • Pay It Forward Person Of The Week 5/18: Jamie Purchase

    Pay It Forward Person Of The Week 5/18: Jamie Purchase
    Jamie Purchase doesn't take her birthdays for granted. At 29, she's beating the odds in her fight with cystic fibrosis. "Every birthday is really special to me," Purhase told FOX 17 News. "I celebrate them with a lot of gusto, because I've made it...
  • Fans see a different side to WWE Champ CM Punk at improv show

    Fans see a different side to WWE Champ CM Punk at improv show
    There was no script for the “Art of Wrestling” show starring WWE Champion CM Punk and host and fellow wrestler Colt Cabana Wednesday at the ComedySportz Theatre. As Punk pointed out, there never usually is with anything he’s involved...
  • The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases

     The Crowd: Funds and awareness for rare diseases
    The ballroom at the Balboa Bay Club and Resort was filled with some 500 guests from all over the nation. They had come for the inaugural Champions of Hope Gala benefiting the Global Genes/ RARE Project, a nonprofit advocating research and treatment for...
  • Haakenson: Kekai, Reynolds, Verdone to enter hall

    The Surfers Hall of Fame has announced its 2012 class of inductees who will be honored in a ceremony in front of Huntington Surf & Sport on Main Street on Aug. 3, during the weeklongU.S. Openof Surfing. Rabbit Kekai, Dane Reynolds and Andy Verdone will...
  • Orioles Hall of Famer Jim Palmer auctioning off Cy Young Awards, two Gold Gloves

    Orioles Hall of Famer Jim Palmer auctioning off Cy Young Awards, two Gold Gloves
    Former Orioles great Jim Palmer had his three Cy Young Award plaques hanging on his wall. His Gold Glove awards are in storage. They’re mementos of accomplishments he will always remember and cherish, but Palmer says he didn’t need them to...
  • Steve Johnson follows father's path to Orioles

    Having grown up around Orioles baseball, Steve Johnson's dream was always to play for his hometown team. That dream came true Sunday, when the St. Paul's alum was told he was being recalled by the Orioles. His first call was to his father, former Orioles...
  • Fear can prevent child from having bowel movement

    Fear can prevent child from having bowel movement
    Q: Every time my 2-year-old granddaughter feels a bowel movement coming, she does everything she can to hold it in. She cries and is obviously in a lot of pain, but she refuses to go. A warm bath sometimes helps, but not always. Could there be something...